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methyl (S)-2-methyl butyrate
butanoic acid, 2-methyl-, methyl ester, (2S)-

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Name:methyl (2S)-2-methylbutanoate
CAS Number: 10307-60-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
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Nikkaji Web:J57.328K
XlogP3-AA:1.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:116.16004000
Formula:C6 H12 O2
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Category:natural substances and extractives
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 112.60 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:21.591000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 67.00 °F. TCC ( 19.40 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 1.648 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 3172 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fruity
fruity apple
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. fruity apple
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
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For experimental / research use only.
(S)-Methyl 2-methylbutyrate
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:
natural substances and extractives
Recommendation for methyl (S)-2-methyl butyrate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for methyl (S)-2-methyl butyrate flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :643001
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
methyl (2S)-2-methylbutanoate
Leffingwell:Chirality or Article
 methyl (2S)-2-methylbutanoate
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Pubchem (cid):643001
Pubchem (sid):162770040
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB29762
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 found in nature
 butanoic acid, 2-methyl-, methyl ester, (2S)-
 methyl (2S)-2-methylbutanoate
 methyl (S)-2-methylbutanoate
 methyl (S)-2-methylbutyrate
(S)-methyl 2-methylbutyrate


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