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ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methyl valerate
(+/-)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylvalerate

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Name:ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylpentanoate
CAS Number: 24323-38-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
FDA UNII:B476ID66GF
Nikkaji Web:J1.045.436K
Molecular Weight:160.21312000
Formula:C8 H16 O3
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Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1652 (+/-)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylvalerate
FEMA Number:4269 (+/-)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylvalerate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: (+/-)-ETHYL 2-HYDROXY-3-METHYLVALERATE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 96.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.92200 to 0.93000 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.672 to 7.739
Refractive Index:1.42200 to 1.42900 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 204.00 to 206.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:0.097000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 165.00 °F. TCC ( 73.89 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.223 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, very slightly
 water, 2.019e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fruity
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
fruity berry
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. fruity berry
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Penta International
(+/-)-ETHYL-2-HYDROXY-3-METHYLVALERATE, Kosher
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
Recommendation for ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methyl valerate usage levels up to:
  3.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
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: 23
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): 10.0000025.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 10.0000025.00000
breakfast cereal: 10.0000030.00000
cheese: --
chewing gum: 20.00000100.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 5.0000020.00000
fruit ices: 5.0000020.00000
gelatins / puddings: 10.0000025.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 20.0000050.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: 10.0000025.00000
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: 5.0000020.00000
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: 10.0000025.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :13026600
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylpentanoate
Chemidplus:0024323384
 
References:
Leffingwell:Chirality or Article
 ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylpentanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):13026600
Pubchem (sid):135293041
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
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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):HMDB32270
FooDB:FDB009394
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
alliaceous
methyl furfuryl disulfide
FL/FR
amber
ambrette seed absolute
FL/FR
caramellic
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
ethereal
propyl formate
FL/FR
floral
alpha-
damascone
FL/FR
beta-
ionone
FL/FR
nerolin fragarol
FL/FR
rose carboxylate
FR
fruity
3-
benzyl-4-heptanone
FL/FR
butyl hexanoate
FL/FR
ethyl methyl-para-tolyl glycidate
FL/FR
heliotropyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
beta-
ionone epoxide
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl valerate
FL/FR
3-
nonen-2-one
FL/FR
osmanthus flower absolute
FL/FR
iso
propenyl acetate
FL/FR
styralyl butyrate
FL/FR
vanilla carboxylate
FL/FR
green
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
thiogeraniol
FL/FR
mentholic
menthyl acetate racemic
FL/FR
soapy
ambrettolide
FL/FR
sulfurous
blackberry thiophenone
FL/FR
buchu mercaptan
FL/FR
waxy
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
allyl tiglate
FL
blackberry thiophenone
FL/FR
beta-
ionone epoxide
FL/FR
menthyl acetate racemic
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-4-ol
FL
coffee
coffee
methyl furfuryl disulfide
FL/FR
ethereal
iso
propenyl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
3-
benzyl-4-heptanone
FL/FR
butyl hexanoate
FL/FR
alpha-
damascone
FL/FR
ethyl 3-oxohexanoate
FL
ethyl methyl-para-tolyl glycidate
FL/FR
furfuryl isovalerate
FL
heliotropyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl valerate
FL/FR
nerolin fragarol
FL/FR
osmanthus flower absolute
FL/FR
propyl formate
FL/FR
styralyl butyrate
FL/FR
vanilla carboxylate
FL/FR
green
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
jammy
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
minty
thiogeraniol
FL/FR
oily
3-
nonen-2-one
FL/FR
soapy
ambrettolide
FL/FR
sulfurous
buchu mercaptan
FL/FR
woody
ambrette seed absolute
FL/FR
beta-
ionone
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRberry
FRberry jam
FRblackberry
FRblueberry
 blueberry whortleberry red whortleberry
FRboysenberry
 bramble arctic bramble blackberry
FRcurrant
FRcurrant black currant
FRcurrant red currant
FRelder berry
FRfruit
FRhuckleberry
FRloganberry
FRmulberry
FRosmanthus
FRquince
FRraspberry
FRraspberry black raspberry
 raspberry green raspberry
FLraspberry red raspberry
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 champaca concrete @ 0.01%
Data GC Search Trop Picture
 
Synonyms:
 ethyl 2-ethyl lactate
(±)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methyl valerate
 ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylpentanoate
 ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylvalerate
(+/-)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylvalerate
(±)-ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylvalerate
 ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylvalerate, (+/-)-
(+/-)-ethyl-2-hydroxy-3-methylvalerate
2-hydroxy-3-methyl pentanoic acid ethyl ester
2-hydroxy-3-methylpentanoic acid ethyl ester
 pentanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-3-methyl-, ethyl ester
 valeric acid, 2-hydroxy-3-methyl-, ethyl ester
 
 
Notes:
Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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