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propylene glycol dihexanoate
1-hexanoyloxypropan-2-yl hexanoate

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CAS Number: 50343-36-7Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Nikkaji Web:J106.477K
XlogP3-AA:4.30 (est)
Molecular Weight:272.38496000
Formula:C15 H28 O4
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Category:solvents/deluents for flavor and/or fragrance agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1984 propyleneglycol dihexanoate
FEMA Number:4470 propyleneglycol dihexanoate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.94300 to 0.94800 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.856 to 7.898
Refractive Index:1.43000 to 1.43500 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 335.00 to 337.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 1.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure:0.000111 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 310.00 °F. TCC ( 154.44 °C. )
logP (o/w): 4.650 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 1.551 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:fruity green
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: skin conditioning - emollient
For experimental / research use only.
Hexanoic acid,1,1'-(1-methyl-1,2-ethanediyl) ester
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For experimental / research use only.
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Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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 dihexanoate 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: 30.0000050.00000
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: --
Safety References:
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EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :349945
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
1-hexanoyloxypropan-2-yl hexanoate
 1-hexanoyloxypropan-2-yl hexanoate
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Pubchem (cid):349945
Pubchem (sid):479279
Other Information:
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FAO:Propyleneglycol dihexanoate
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 hexanoic acid,1,1'-(1-methyl-1,2-ethanediyl) ester
1-hexanoyloxypropan-2-yl hexanoate
1,2-propane diol dihexanoate
1,2-propanediol dihexanoate
 propylene glycol dicaproate
1,2-propylene glycol dicaproate
 propyleneglycol dihexanoate
None found
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