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(±)-3-mercapto-1-butyl acetate
3-sulfanylbutyl acetate

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Name:3-sulfanylbutyl acetate
CAS Number: 89534-38-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
XlogP3-AA:1.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:148.22504000
Formula:C6 H12 O2 S
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Category:flavoring agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1705 (+/-)-3-mercapto-1-butyl acetate
FEMA Number:4325 (+/-)-3-mercapto-1-butyl acetate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):89534-38-3 ; (+/-)-3-MERCAPTO-1-BUTYL ACETATE
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.02500 to 1.02900 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.529 to 8.562
Refractive Index:1.45800 to 1.45900 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 77.00 °C. @ 10.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.415000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 171.00 °F. TCC ( 77.22 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.598 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, slightly
 water, 2642 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:at 0.10 % in propylene glycol. fruity
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
For experimental / research use only.
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
3-Mercaptobutyl Acetate
For experimental / research use only.
3-Mercaptobutyl acetate
Endeavour Specialty Chemicals
3-Mercaptobutyl acetate
Speciality Chemical Product Groups
(±)-3-Mercapto-1-butyl Acetate
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
3-Mercaptobutyl Acetate
Robinson Brothers
3-Mercaptobutyl acetate F&F
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
3-mercaptobutyl acetate
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
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:
flavoring agents
Recommendation for (±)-3-mercapto-1-butyl acetate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
NOEL (No Observed Effect Level): 0.7 (mg/kg bw per day)
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
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 0.500003.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 0.200001.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 0.200001.00000
breakfast cereal: 0.200002.00000
cheese: 0.500002.00000
chewing gum: 0.200002.00000
condiments / relishes: 0.200001.00000
confectionery froastings: 0.200001.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 0.100001.00000
fruit ices: 0.100001.00000
gelatins / puddings: 0.200001.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 0.500002.00000
imitation dairy: 0.200001.00000
instant coffee / tea: 0.200001.00000
jams / jellies: 0.200001.00000
meat products: --
milk products: 0.100001.00000
nut products: 0.200001.00000
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: 0.100001.00000
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 10.000001000.00000
snack foods: 0.200001.00000
soft candy: 0.200001.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: 0.200001.00000
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3-sulfanylbutyl acetate
 3-sulfanylbutyl acetate
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Pubchem (cid):6430878
Pubchem (sid):135320112
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Export Tariff Code:2915.39.0090
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
1-butanol, 3-mercapto-, acetate
(+/-)-3-mercapto-1-butyl acetate
3-mercaptobutyl acetate
3-sulfanylbutyl acetate
3-thiobutyl acetate
Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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