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2-methyl butyl octanoate
octanoic acid, 2-methylbutyl ester

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Name:2-methylbutyl octanoate
CAS Number: 67121-39-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Nikkaji Web:J1.031.919F
XlogP3-AA:4.80 (est)
Molecular Weight:214.34862000
Formula:C13 H26 O2
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
Racemate.
Category:flavoring agents
 
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FLAVIS Number:09.664 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:09.664 2-methylbutyl octanoate
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.85700 to 0.86300 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.131 to 7.181
Refractive Index:1.42400 to 1.43000 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 248.00 to 249.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.024000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 220.00 °F. TCC ( 104.44 °C. )
logP (o/w): 5.307 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 1.309 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
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Safety Information:
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
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Hazard statement(s)
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Precautionary statement(s)
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Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents
Recommendation for 2-methyl butyl octanoate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.37 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 3900 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: I
 
Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
Note: mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
 average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0): 7.0000035.00000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 5.0000025.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 10.0000050.00000
Processed fruit (04.1): 7.0000035.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 10.0000050.00000
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 5.0000025.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 10.0000050.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 2.0000010.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 2.0000010.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 5.0000025.00000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 10.0000050.00000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 5.0000025.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 10.0000050.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 20.00000100.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 5.0000025.00000
 
Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa):Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 2, Revision 1 (FGE.02) : Branched- and straight-chain aliphatic saturated primary alcohols and related esters of primary alcohols and straight-chain carboxylic acids and one straight-chain aldehyde from chemical groups 1 and 2 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000) - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :530406
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
2-methylbutyl octanoate
 
References:
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Pubchem (cid):530406
Pubchem (sid):3744751
 
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Synonyms:
2-methyl butyl caprylate
2-methylbutyl caprylate
(-)-2-methylbutyl octanoate
2-methylbutyl octanoate
 octanoic acid 2-methylbutyl ester
 octanoic acid, 2-methylbutyl ester
 

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