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(±)-4-ethyl octanal
(+/-)-4-ethyloctanal

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Fragrance Demo Formulas
CAS Number: 58475-04-0Picture of molecule3D/inchi
FDA UNII:3ED6690G0V
Nikkaji Web:J3.351.984B
XlogP3-AA:3.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:156.26860000
Formula:C10 H20 O
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1819 (+/-)-4-ethyloctanal
FLAVIS Number:05.223 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:05.223 4-ethyloctanal
FEMA Number:4117 (+/-)-4-ethyloctanal
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: (+/-)-4-ETHYLOCTANAL
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.83400 to 0.84200 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 6.948 to 7.014
Refractive Index:1.42700 to 1.43400 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 201.00 to 203.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 97.00 to 99.00 °C. @ 25.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 1.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure:0.276000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 159.00 °F. TCC ( 70.56 °C. )
logP (o/w): 3.815 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 50.29 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: floral
Odor Strength:medium
floral waxy fatty milky lactonic citrus fruity
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. floral waxy fatty milky lactonic citrus fruity
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Parchem
(±)-4-Ethyl Octanal
Chemical Sources Association
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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
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.012 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.10 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 0.019 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: I
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 22
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: 0.005000.04000
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: 0.002000.01000
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: 0.004000.02000
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: 0.004000.02000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: 0.005000.04000
milk products: 0.002000.01000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: 0.002000.01000
soft candy: --
soups: 0.002000.01000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
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):

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 95 (FGE.95): Consideration of aliphatic, linear or branched-chain saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acids and related esters evaluated by JECFA (69th meeting) structurally related to esters of branched- and straight-chain aliphatic saturated primary alcohols and of one secondary alcohol, and branched- and straight-chain unsaturated carboxylic acids evaluated by EFSA in FGE.05Rev1 (2008)
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EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :21918450
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
4-ethyloctanal
Chemidplus:0058475040
 
References:
 4-ethyloctanal
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):21918450
Pubchem (sid):135299059
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB32274
FooDB:FDB009403
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
ethyl butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyric acid
FL/FR
aldehydic
acetyl nonyryl
FL/FR
adoxal (Givaudan)
FL/FR
aldehydic fragrance
FR
9-
decenal
FL/FR
dodecanal (aldehyde C-12 lauric)
FL/FR
mandarine undecenal
FL/FR
3-
methyl-4-(1-methyl hexyl oxy) butyraldehyde
FR
(Z)-8-
undecenal
FR
animal
civet (natural)
FL/FR
buttery
acetoin
FL/FR
butter cream fragrance
FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
caramellic
levulinic acid
FL/FR
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
cheesy
butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
valeric acid
FL/FR
citrus
citral diethyl acetal
FL/FR
citronellyl nitrile
FR
2-
tetradecenal
FL/FR
10-
undecen-1-ol
FL/FR
cocoa
cocoa absolute
FL/FR
coconut
coconut decanone methyl
FR
delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
heptalactone
FL/FR
delta-
nonalactone
FL/FR
(R)-gamma-
nonalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
nonalactone (aldehyde C-18 (so-called))
FL/FR
gamma-
octalactone
FL/FR
delta-
octalactone
FL/FR
delta-
undecalactone
FL/FR
coumarinic
epsilon-
decalactone
FL/FR
creamy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
gamma-
butyrolactone
FL/FR
creamy lactone
FL/FR
delta-
tridecalactone
FL/FR
para-
vanillic acid
FL/FR
para-
vanillyl alcohol
FL/FR
waxy lactone
FL/FR
dairy
milk fragrance
FR
earthy
methyl undecylenate
FL/FR
3-
octanol
FL/FR
2-
octanone
FL/FR
ethereal
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
fatty
allyl octanoate
FL/FR
(Z)-
dairy lactone
FL/FR
2,4-
decadien-1-ol
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
decadien-1-ol
FL/FR
decane nitrile
FR
decanol
FL/FR
2-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decenal
FL/FR
(Z)-
ethyl oleate
FL/FR
ethyl undecylenate
FL/FR
delta-
juniper lactone
FL/FR
methyl 10-undecenoate
FL/FR
4-
methyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
(Z)-2-
nonenal
CS
octanoic acid
FL/FR
(Z)-
oleic acid
FL/FR
(E,Z,Z)-2,4,7-
tridecatrienal
FL/FR
fermented
butyl laevo-lactate
FL/FR
floral
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
para-
cresyl laurate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
decanal / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
dihydrojasmone lactone
FL/FR
geranyl propionate
FL/FR
hexenyl cyclopentanone
FR
hexyl 2-furoate
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
iris specialty
FR
jasmin absolute (from pommade)
FL/FR
jasmin concrete
FR
jasmin concrete morocco
FR
jasmin pyranone
FL/FR
lavandulol
FR
lily flower absolute
FR
lily of the valley fragrance
FR
lily of the valley specialty
FR
methyl citronellate
FL/FR
3-
nonanon-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
orchid fragrance
FR
orchid specialty
FR
orris rhizome resinoid (iris pallida)
FL/FR
orris rhizome resinoid replacer
FR
peony fragrance
FR
phenethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa damascena) bulgaria
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa damascena) turkey
FL/FR
rose blossom pentanol
FR
fresh
10-
undecen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
butyl 2-decenoate
FL/FR
1,4-
diisopropyl-6,8-dioxabicyclo(3.2.1)octane
FR
ethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-5-octenoate
FL/FR
methyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
nonanone
FL/FR
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
vanilla carboxylate
FL/FR
green
iso
butyl methyl ketone
FL/FR
cilantro leaf oil
FL/FR
green
cognac oil
FL/FR
3,7-
dimethyl-6-octenoic acid
FL/FR
heptanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
heptyl formate
FL/FR
2-
heptyl furan
FL/FR
ivy dioxolane
FR
manzanate (Givaudan)
FL/FR
melon nonenoate
FL/FR
methyl heptine carbonate
FL/FR
phenoxyethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
herbal
butyl levulinate
FL/FR
herbal ketone
FR
1-
octen-3-yl acetate
FL/FR
musk
iso
ambrettolide
FL/FR
oily
amyl laurate
FL/FR
butter acids
FL/FR
soapy
benzyl laurate
FL/FR
ethyl undecanoate
FL/FR
spicy
myristica fragrans fruit extract
FL/FR
myristica fragrans seed tincture
FL/FR
sulfurous
dimethyl sulfide
FL/FR
tonka
6-
amyl-alpha-pyrone
FL/FR
octahydrocoumarin
FL/FR
tropical
delta-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
vanilla
ethyl vanillin isobutyrate
FL/FR
vanillin
FL/FR
waxy
iso
amyl laurate
FL/FR
butyl laurate
FL/FR
decanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
9-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
1-
dodecanol
FL/FR
ethyl decanoate
FL/FR
ethyl laurate
FL/FR
ethyl palmitate
FL/FR
geranyl undecylenate
FR
heptyl octanoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
methyl myristate
FL/FR
methyl palmitate
FL/FR
methyl undecanoate
FR
myristic acid
FL/FR
2,4-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
palmitic acid
FR
phytyl acetate
FL/FR
delta-
tetradecalactone
FL/FR
tetradecanal
FL/FR
2-
tridecanone
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
amyl laurate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
butenoic acid
FL
2-
butyl thiophene
FL
decanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
9-
decenal
FL/FR
6-
decenoic acid
FL
2,5-
dithiahexane
FL
(Z)-3-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
mandarine undecenal
FL/FR
3-
methyl crotonic acid
FL
methyl myristate
FL/FR
methyl palmitate
FL/FR
S-
methyl thiopropionate
FL
(R)-gamma-
nonalactone
FL/FR
phytyl acetate
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa damascena) bulgaria
FL/FR
rose absolute (rosa damascena) turkey
FL/FR
2-
tetradecenal
FL/FR
10-
undecen-1-ol
FL/FR
3-(
methyl thio) methyl thiophene
FL
acidic
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
ethyl butyric acid
FL/FR
levulinic acid
FL/FR
propionic acid
FL
valeric acid
FL/FR
aldehydic
acetyl nonyryl
FL/FR
animal
civet (natural)
FL/FR
bitter
glyceryl tributyrate
FL
(E,Z,Z)-2,4,7-
tridecatrienal
FL/FR
buttery
butyl laevo-lactate
FL/FR
diacetyl
FL
cabbage
methyl 2-thiofuroate
FL
caramellic
pyruvaldehyde
FL
cheesy
3-
hydroxy-5-methyl-2-hexanone
FL
2-
nonanone
FL/FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
citrus
cilantro leaf oil
FL/FR
citral diethyl acetal
FL/FR
cocoa
cocoa absolute
FL/FR
coconut
delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
(R)-
massoia lactone
FL
gamma-
nonalactone (aldehyde C-18 (so-called))
FL/FR
octahydrocoumarin
FL/FR
delta-
octalactone
FL/FR
cooling
manzanate (Givaudan)
FL/FR
creamy
acetoin
FL/FR
6-
amyl-alpha-pyrone
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
creamy lactone
FL/FR
dihydrocoumarin
FL
divanillin
FL
delta-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
jasmin pyranone
FL/FR
delta-
nonalactone
FL/FR
delta-
tridecalactone
FL/FR
delta-
undecalactone
FL/FR
para-
vanillic acid
FL/FR
para-
vanillyl alcohol
FL/FR
waxy lactone
FL/FR
dairy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
dairy enhancers
FL
methyl (Z)-5-octenoate
FL/FR
2-
octanone
FL/FR
ethereal
benzyl laurate
FL/FR
fatty
allyl octanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl laurate
FL/FR
butter acids
FL/FR
(Z)-
dairy lactone
FL/FR
2,4-
decadien-1-ol
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
decadien-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-
ethyl oleate
FL/FR
ethyl undecylenate
FL/FR
heptyl formate
FL/FR
2-
heptyl furan
FL/FR
delta-
juniper lactone
FL/FR
4-
methyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
2,4-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octenoic acid
FL
(Z)-
oleic acid
FL/FR
tetradecanal
FL/FR
2-
tridecanone
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
undecadienal
FL
fermented
methyl thio isovalerate
FL
floral
3,7-
dimethyl-6-octenoic acid
FL/FR
jasmin absolute (from pommade)
FL/FR
methyl citronellate
FL/FR
orris rhizome resinoid (iris pallida)
FL/FR
fruity
butyl 2-decenoate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-octenoate
FL
ethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyric acid
FL/FR
methyl valerate
FL/FR
3-
nonanon-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
vanilla carboxylate
FL/FR
fusel
green
cognac oil
FL/FR
methyl butyrate
FL/FR
greasy
10-
undecen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
green
iso
butyl methyl ketone
FL/FR
cyclohexyl ethyl alcohol
FL/FR
heptanal 2,3-butane diol acetal
FL
heptanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexenoic acid
FL
hexyl 2-furoate
FL/FR
melon nonenoate
FL/FR
methyl heptine carbonate
FL/FR
1-
octen-3-yl acetate
FL/FR
phenoxyethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
herbal
butyl levulinate
FL/FR
jammy
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
lactonic
gamma-
heptalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
octalactone
FL/FR
milky
gamma-
butyrolactone
FL/FR
dextro,laevo-3-(
methyl thio) butanone
FL
musk
iso
ambrettolide
FL/FR
musty
3-
octanol
FL/FR
oily
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
soapy
dodecanal (aldehyde C-12 lauric)
FL/FR
1-
dodecanol
FL/FR
octanoic acid
FL/FR
sour
butyric acid
FL/FR
spicy
myristica fragrans fruit extract
FL/FR
myristica fragrans seed tincture
FL/FR
sulfurous
dimethyl sulfide
FL/FR
1-(
methyl thio)-2-butanone
FL
methyl thioacetate
FL
vanilla
ethyl vanillin isobutyrate
FL/FR
vanillin
FL/FR
waxy
adoxal (Givaudan)
FL/FR
butyl laurate
FL/FR
para-
cresyl laurate
FL/FR
epsilon-
decalactone
FL/FR
decanol
FL/FR
2-
decen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
decenal
FL/FR
9-
decenoic acid
FL/FR
dihydrojasmone lactone
FL/FR
ethyl decanoate
FL/FR
ethyl laurate
FL/FR
ethyl palmitate
FL/FR
ethyl undecanoate
FL/FR
geranyl propionate
FL/FR
heptyl octanoate
FL/FR
hydroxycitronellal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
methyl 10-undecenoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
methyl undecylenate
FL/FR
myristic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
phenethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
delta-
tetradecalactone
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FLdairy
FLmilk
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
4-ethyl octanal
(+/-)-4-ethyloctanal
(±)-4-ethyloctanal
4-ethyloctanal
 excital
 octanal, 4-ethyl-
 
 
Notes:
Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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