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propylene glycol mono-2-methyl butyrate
propyleneglycol mono-2-methylbutyrate

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CAS Number: 923593-56-0Picture of molecule3D/inchi
% from:60.00%
FDA UNII: 9Q5W5G6461
XlogP3-AA:1.30 (est)
Molecular Weight:160.21312000
Formula:C8 H16 O3
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CAS Number: 923593-57-1Picture of molecule3D/inchi
% from:29.00%
FDA UNII: 3Z73C506A9
XlogP3-AA:1.30 (est)
Molecular Weight:160.21312000
Formula:C8 H16 O3
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Category:solvents/deluents for flavor and/or fragrance agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1981 propyleneglycol mono-2-methylbutyrate

1981 propyleneglycol mono-2-methylbutyrate
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 96.00 to 100.00 sum of isomers
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.96800 to 0.97800 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.064 to 8.147
Refractive Index:1.42200 to 1.43200 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 238.00 to 240.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 1.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure:0.007000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 201.00 °F. TCC ( 94.20 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 1.200 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 2.019e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fruity
Odor Strength:low
fruity ethereal
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. mild fruity ethereal
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
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Propyleneglycol mono 2-methylbutyrate
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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
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:
solvents/deluents for flavor and/or fragrance agents
Recommendation for propylene glycol mono-2-methyl butyrate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
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: 24
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 20.0000050.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 1.0000010.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 3.0000020.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: 5.0000030.00000
chewing gum: 20.0000050.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 3.0000020.00000
fruit ices: 2.0000010.00000
gelatins / puddings: 2.0000010.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 10.0000030.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: 20.0000050.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :23497922
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
2-hydroxypropyl 2-methylbutanoate
1-hydroxypropan-2-yl 2-methylbutanoate
 2-hydroxypropyl 2-methylbutanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):23497922
Pubchem (sid):163642915
 1-hydroxypropan-2-yl 2-methylbutanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):18728905
Pubchem (sid):163642916
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(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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FAO:Propyleneglycol mono-2-methylbutyrate (mixture of isomers)
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
1-hydroxypropan-2-yl 2-methylbutanoate + 2-hydroxypropyl 2-methylbutanoate
2-hydroxypropyl 2-methylbutanoate + 1-hydroxypropan-2-yl 2-methylbutanoate
2-hydroxypropyl-2-methyl butanoate
2-methyl butanoic acid 2-hydroxy-1-methyl ethyl ester
2-methyl butanoic acid 2-hydroxypropyl ester
2-methylbutanoic acid 2-hydroxy-1-methylethyl ester
2-methylbutanoic acid 2-hydroxypropyl ester
 propylene glycol mono-2-methylbutyrate
 propyleneglycol mono-2-methylbutyrate
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