Benzyl isobutyl ether adds a natural exotic note. Use gamma-nonalactone to remove the off notes from isobutyrates. To add a desirable nuance add to bay oil.
  • A.C.S. International
    • A.C.S. International, Inc.
      European Aroma Chemicals
      Production • Distribution • Sourcing • Logistics • Consulting
      Our hybrid business model, combining manufacturing with sourcing and exclusive distribution agreements, results in a superior level of purchasing power that when added to our global warehouse network with locations near all major flavor and fragrance industry compounding centers around the globe, make A.C.S. International your one-stop sourcing partner.
      US Email: North American Customer Care portal
      Email: Lee Beuk (Global Sales)
      US Email: Claude deLorraine (USA Sales)
      Voice: +1-732-383-7205
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      20044 delta-Octalactone
  • Bedoukian Research
    • Bedoukian Research, Inc.
      Constantly Improving
      Working closely with our customers to meet their requirements.
      Paul Bedoukian founded the company to fill a niche as a supplier of high quality specialty aroma and flavor ingredients. In 1975 the company began manufacturing insect pheromones which are chemically similar to flavor and fragrance ingredients. Today, Bedoukian Research offers more than 450 Aroma Chemicals and 50 Insect Pheromones, while also providing custom manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and specialty chemical industries.
      US Email: Customer Service
      US Voice: 1-203-830-4000
      US Fax: 1-203-830-4010
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      459 delta-OCTALACTONE ≥98.0% (sum of isomers), FCC
      For buttery, coconut character or as a coumarin replacer.
      Used in coconut, cream, vanilla, peppermint and spearmint candy, curry, tropical and rye flavors.
  • Firmenich
    • Firmenich Inc.
      We Create
      We create perfumes and flavors for the World's most desirable brands.
      Firmenich is the largest privately-owned company in the perfume and flavor business. Swiss and family owned, we have created many of the world’s favorite perfumes for over 100 years and produced a number of the most well known flavors we enjoy each day.
      US Email: Fred Keifer
      US Voice: +1 609 452 1000
      US Fax: +1 609 452 6077
      935451 Octalactone Delta min. 98%, Kosher

      OCTALACTONE DELTA has a very characteristic coconut character with fruity nuances which are excellent for dairy and fruit flavors.
  • Indukern F&F
  • Lansdowne Chemicals
    • Lansdowne Chemicals
      With a focus on providing the highest level of service
      Lansdowne Chemicals has established itself at the forefront of the global chemical industry.
      Headquarters are in Carterton, Oxfordshire encompassing all of Lansdowne's Business Units. Our Regulatory Team and Quality Control Departments are based out of Carterton. Lansdowne Aromatic's state of the art warehouse facilities are located in Cricklade, covering 12,000 square ft. We are able to offer just-in-time deliveries for our full range of products, in a variety of pack sizes. Bonded facilities are available for goods going outside of the EU.
      Email: Contact Us:
      US Email: Dean Matienzo - Sales Manager
      Voice: +44 1993 843081
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      US Voice: +1 973 886 3778
      US Fax: +1 973 346 1106
      delta-Octalactone natural
  • Lluch Essence
    • Lluch Essence S.L.
      A family company dedicated to sales and distribution
      Flexibility, availability, price and quality.
      Flexibility, availability, price and quality make LLUCH ESSENCE S.L. one of Europe’s references when it comes to essential oils and aroma chemicals, and it is now well known all around the world.
      Email: Info
      Voice: 34 93 379 38 49
      Fax: 34 93 370 65 04
  • M&U International
    • M&U International LLC
      Steady supply & demand
      Meeting customers increasing demands at home as well as abroad.
      M&U dedicates itself to the development and production of new products as well as continuously promoting those new products. We’ve maintained a steady supply&demand relationship with a large number of manufacturers at home and abroad. We’ve developed an extensive network and because of our relationships with these manufacturers, we’re able to provide a stable supply of great quality materials. We’re located in China’s largest communications hub, Shanghai and in the U.S. near one of the largest sea ports on the East Coast. The strategic locations of our facilities ensure convenient, prompt and secure delivery of our products to our customers. We warmly welcome your inquiries, come witness our solemn commitment for yourself.
      Email: Sales
      US Email: Sales
      Voice: +86-21-32515501 60762991 60762992
      Fax: +86-21-32515502 64204960
      US Voice: 908-359-9000
      US Fax: 908-359-9002
      A0041 delta-OCTALACTONE, Kosher
  • Penta International
    • Penta International Corporation
      Chemistry innovation
      At Penta, our products and services help businesses do business better.
      For over 30 years, Penta Manufacturing Company has played a growing role in worldwide chemistry innovations and applications. As an industry leader, Penta continues to pioneer chemistry-based solutions for practically every area of commerce. Our products and expertise have helped fuel technical advances in dozens of commercial applications including flavoring, coloring, fragrances and chemical processes.
      US Email: Technical Services
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      US Voice: (973) 740-2300
      US Fax: (973) 740-1839
      15-07000 delta-OCTALACTONE, Kosher
      15-07010 delta-OCTALACTONE, NATURAL, Kosher
  • Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils
    • Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils, Inc.
      EXCEPTIONAL Flavor and Fragrance Ingredients
      Phoenix sources the finest flavor and fragrance ingredients for its customers.
      Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils LLC was founded in 1994, grounded in a simple set of core values: provide top-quality products, cost-effective pricing and personalized attention to all our customers. After two decades, we remain committed to those values. With extensive market knowledge of our products, we anticipate, as opposed to merely react, to industry challenges. You can rely on us for all your flavor and fragrance ingredient needs. Customers benefit from Phoenix's long-standing relationships with experienced and reputable growers, processors and manufacturers in key global locations, who are committed to sustainability and green programs. With a strategically located 80,000 sq-ft facility, customers can rely on Phoenix to deliver quality products on time, and cost-effectively.
      Email: EU Info
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      US Email: Kristina Streva
      Voice: +44(0) 208 532 1022
      Fax: +44(0) 208 532 1023
      US Voice: 201-784-6100
      US Fax: 201-784-8566
  • Riverside Aromatics
    • Riverside Aromatics Ltd.
      Speciality Aroma Chemicals, Naturals and Synthetics
      Specialist raw material suppliers to the Flavour & Fragrance Industry.
      Peter Cannon & David Rowe established Riverside Aromatics in 2006 in Poole, UK, to offer a new type of specialist raw material supplier to the Flavour & Fragrance Industry. We bring together over 40 years of commercial & technical experience in the F&F industry which allows us to understand the needs of the Global F&F business and especially that of the West European Market.
      Email: Info
      Email: Peter Cannon (sales)
      Voice: +44 (0) 1202 679532
      Fax: +44 (0) 1202 679532
      Products List: View
      OL3080 delta-Octalactone
  • SAFC Global
    • SAFC
      Complete Supply Chain
      The perfect blend of products and services that bring your creativity to life.
      Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company dedicated to providing high-quality, safe and certified flavor ingredients with transparent and easily accessible documentation to customers around the globe. Sigma-Aldrich also provides a suite of analytical tools that allow food analysts to simplify sample preparation, cleanup and analysis steps, while increasing sensitivity to trace ingredients and harmful substances to meet regulations and quality standards.
      Email: Information
      US Email: Sales
      US Voice: 800-244-1173
      US Fax: 800-368-4661
      W321405 delta-Octalactone, 98%, mixture of isomers, FCC
  • Sunaux International
    • Sunaux International
      Buy With Confidence
      We have industry leading processes and procedures to ensure nothing but the most reliable product.
      Sunaux International was founded in 2012 by the owner Mr.John Felton after spending 18 years involved in developing global business in the aromatic chemicals, fragrance and flavour compounds business.
      Email: John Felton
      Email: Stephen Zhou (Sales)
      Voice: 0512-57995626
      Fax: 0512-57570299
      A0043 delta-Octalactone
  • Treatt
    • Treatt PLC
      Full Range of Naturals
      World-leading, independent ingredients supplier to the flavour and fragrance industries.
      We are proud of our heritage in trading essential oils. Our founder Richard Court Treatt's charismatic and personable approach still embodies the spirit of Treatt today.
      Email: Enquiries
      US Email: Enquiries
      Voice: +44 (0) 1284 702500
      Fax: +44 (0) 1284 703809
      US Voice: +1 863 668 9500
      US Fax: +1 863 668 3388
  • Ernesto Ventós
  • Vigon International
    • Vigon International, Inc.
      The Yipppeee! Team
      Manufacturer and supplier of high quality flavor and fragrance ingredients.
      The growth and success of Vigon is due in large part to a unique corporate concept that Vigon has developed and established within the industry: Creative Partnerships. This partnership concept has been and continues to be the foundation and guiding principle for all of Vigon's activities.
      US Email: Sales
      US Voice: 570-476-6300
      US Fax: 570-476-1110
      Products List: View
      504392 Octalactone Delta
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6-propyloxan-2-one (Click)
CAS Number: 698-76-0
ECHA EC Number: 211-820-5
Beilstein Number: 0111515
MDL: MFCD00144051
FEMA Number: 3214
CoE Number: 2195
XlogP3-AA: 1.90 (est)
Molecular Weight: 142.19798000
Formula: C8 H14 O2
NMR Predictor: Predict
EFSA/JECFA Comments: JECFA evaluated delta-octalactone (CASrn as in Register). Register CASrn refers to the racemate.
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring: 228  delta-octalactone
Flavis Number: 10.015 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings: 10.015  octano-1,5-lactone

FEMA Number: 3214  delta-octalactone
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: Yes
Specific Gravity: 0.99400 to 0.99900 @  25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.271 to  8.313
Refractive Index: 1.45200 to 1.45800 @  20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 115.00 to  117.00 °C. @ 12.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure: 0.039000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: > 200.00 °F. TCC ( > 93.33 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.450 (est)
Shelf Life: 24.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
Storage: store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: coconut
Odor Strength: medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
Odor Description:
at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
sweet fatty coconut tonka tropical dairy
Luebke, William tgsc, (1998)
Odor sample from: CA Aromatics Company Inc.
Odor Description:
Sweet, coconut, creamy, coumarin and Iactonic with a green, fatty nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 21, No. 3, 51, (1996)
Taste Description:
at 10.00 ppm.  
Coconut, sweet, creamy, Iactonic and fruity with a milky and oily depth
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 21, No. 3, 51, (1996)
Substantivity: 400 Hour(s)
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Cosmetic Information:
CosIng: cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
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A.C.S. International
Aromiens International
delta-Octalactone, Natural
delta-Octalactone Natural
Augustus Oils
delta Octalactone
delta-OCTALACTONE, Natural
Bedoukian Research
≥98.0% (sum of isomers), FCC
Odor: A creamy character reminiscent of coconut with a minty undertone.
Use: For buttery, coconut character or as a coumarin replacer.
Flavor: creamy
Used in coconut, cream, vanilla, peppermint and spearmint candy, curry, tropical and rye flavors.
Citrus and Allied Essences
delta-Octalactone FCC
Market Report
De Monchy Aromatics
Ernesto Ventós
Octalactone Delta
min. 98%, Kosher
Flavor: Nice coconut, fruity and spicy notes
OCTALACTONE DELTA has a very characteristic coconut character with fruity nuances which are excellent for dairy and fruit flavors.
Indukern F&F
Inoue Perfumery
Lansdowne Chemicals
delta-Octalactone natural
Lluch Essence
M&U International
delta-OCTALACTONE, Kosher
Odor: aromatic, sweet, fatty, lactonic; coconut with creamy nuances
Flavor: fruity coconut like
Penta International
delta-OCTALACTONE, Kosher
Penta International
Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils
Reincke & Fichtner
Riverside Aromatics
SAFC Global
delta-Octalactone, 98%, mixture of isomers, FCC
Sunaux International
Sunaux International
Vigon International
Octalactone Delta
Wujiang CIYUN Flavor & Fragrance
delta-Octalactone ≥ 99.0%,Natural
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Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
  R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 37/39 - Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
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:
  oral-rat LD50  > 5000 mg/kg
(Moreno, 1977h)

oral-rat LD50  > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 20, Pg. 783, 1980.

Dermal Toxicity:
  skin-rabbit LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 20, Pg. 783, 1980.

Inhalation Toxicity:
  Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 230.00 (μg/capita/day)
Recommendation for delta-octalactone usage levels up to:
  12.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
Recommendation for delta-octalactone flavor usage levels up to:
  20.0000 ppm in the finished product.
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Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa): Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):
Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC) on a request from the Commission related to - Flavouring Group Evaluation 10: Aliphatic primary and secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acetals, carboxylic acids and esters containing an additional oxygenated functional group and lactones from chemical groups 9, 13 and 30 - (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 10, Revision 1 (FGE10 Rev1)[1] - Aliphatic primary and secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acetals, carboxylic acids and esters containing an additional oxygenated functional group and lactones from chemical groups 9, 13 and 30 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 10, Revision 2 (FGE.10Rev2): Aliphatic primary and secondary saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acetals, carboxylic acids and esters containing an additional oxygenated functional group and lactones from chemical groups 9, 13 and 30
page or pdf
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 698-76-0
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WGK Germany: 2
Chemidplus: 0000698760
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NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 698-76-0
Pubchem (cid): 12777
Pubchem (sid): 134976795
Flavornet: 698-76-0
Pherobase Floral: View
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Other Information:
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos: The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc: Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC): Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS): View
Export Tariff Code: 2932.20.5050
VCF-Online: VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider: View
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Potential Blenders and core components note
 acetyl nonyrylFL/FR
 amber carbinolFR
alpha-amyl cinnamaldehydeFL/FR
isoamyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
isoamyl salicylateFL/FR
 amyris wood oilFL/FR
para-anisyl alcoholFL/FR
 bay leaf oilFL/FR
siam benzoin resinoidFL/FR
 benzyl acetateFL/FR
 benzyl cinnamateFL/FR
 benzyl propionateFL/FR
 benzyl salicylateFL/FR
 bergamot oilFL/FR
 bois de rose oil brazilFL/FR
 butyl butyryl lactateFL/FR
isobutyl cinnamateFL/FR
isobutyl methyl ketoneFL/FR
 caramel furanoneFL
 caraway seed oilFL/FR
 cassia bark oil chinaFL/FR
 cinnamyl alcoholFL/FR
 clary sage oil franceFL/FR
 clover nitrileFR
 coconut decanone methylFR
 coconut naphthalenoneFL/FR
 coriander seed oilFL/FR
 costus valerolactoneFR
 cyclamen aldehydeFL/FR
 cyclohexyl ethyl alcoholFL/FR
(Z)-dairy lactoneFL/FR
 dimethyl benzyl carbinolFL/FR
 dimethyl benzyl carbinyl butyrateFL/FR
 dodecanal (aldehyde C-12 lauric)FL/FR
2-ethyl butyric acidFL/FR
 ethyl cinnamateFL/FR
 ethyl maltolFL/FR
 ethyl vanillinFL/FR
isoeugenyl acetateFL/FR
 floral pyranolFR
 gardenia oxideFR
 guaiacwood oilFL/FR
 heliotropyl acetoneFL/FR
 heptanal 2,3-butane diol acetalFL
 heptanal dimethyl acetalFL/FR
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl salicylateFL/FR
alpha-hexyl cinnamaldehydeFL/FR
 hyacinth etherFR
 labdanum resinoidFR
 linalool oxideFL/FR
 methyl (Z)-5-octenoateFL/FR
para-methyl acetophenoneFL/FR
 methyl cedryl ketoneFL/FR
alpha-methyl cinnamaldehydeFL/FR
 methyl cinnamateFL/FR
7-methyl coumarinCS
3-methyl crotonic acidFL
 methyl dihydrojasmonateFL/FR
 methyl laurateFL/FR
4-methyl octanoic acidFL/FR
3-(methyl thio) methyl thiopheneFL
S-methyl thiopropionateFL
 muguet carboxaldehydeFR
beta-naphthyl ethyl etherFL/FR
gamma-nonalactone (aldehyde C-18 (so-called))FL/FR
 nonanoic acidFL/FR
 nutmeg oilFL/FR
 ocean propanalFL/FR
 patchouli ethanoneFR
 phenethyl alcoholFL/FR
 phenethyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
3-phenyl propyl alcoholFL/FR
 raspberry ketoneFL/FR
 raspberry ketone acetateFL/FR
 raspberry ketone methyl etherFL/FR
 sandalwood oilFL/FR
 strawberry furanoneFL/FR
 strawberry glycidate 1 (aldehyde C-16 (so-called))FL/FR
gamma-undecalactone (aldehyde C-14 (so-called))FL/FR
 vanilla bean absolute (vanilla planifolia)FL/FR
para-vanillic acidFL/FR
 vanillyl acetateFL/FR
 woody acetateFR
(Z)-woody amyleneFR
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Potential Uses:
 beef roasted beef 
 cheese blueFL
 cheese cheddarFL
 cheese swissFL
 fern fougereFR
 honeysuckle chevrefeuilleFR
 lamb mutton 
 lilac lilas syringaFR
 nut filbertFR
 passion fruitFR
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Natural Occurrence in: note
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 cheese bleu cheese
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 cheese cheddar cheese
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 passion fruit
GRIN Trop Picture
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 wine white wine
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5-hydroxyoctanoic acid lactone
 octalactone delta
delta-octalactone FCC
delta-octalactone natural
delta-octalactone, natural
 octanoic acid, 5-hydroxy-, lactone
5-propyl-5-hydroxypentanoic acid lactone
2H-pyran-2-one, tetrahydro-6-propyl-
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Perfumer & Flavorist: Flavor Bites: d-Octalactone
PubMed: Influence of harvest maturity and fruit logistics on pineapple (Ananas comosus [L.] Merr.) volatiles assessed by headspace solid phase microextraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (HS-SPME-GC/MS).
PubMed: Aroma volatile compounds from two fresh pineapple varieties in china.
PubMed: Comparison of sugar, acids, and volatile composition in raspberry bushy dwarf virus-resistant transgenic raspberries and the wild type 'meeker' (rubus idaeus L.).
PubMed: Volatile composition in raspberry cultivars grown in the Pacific Northwest determined by stir bar sorptive extraction-gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.
PubMed: Repellent properties of delta-octalactone against the tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans morsitans.
PubMed: Effect of cold storage and packaging material on the major aroma components of sweet cream butter.
PubMed: Responses of Glossina morsitans morsitans to blends of electroantennographically active compounds in the odors of its preferred (buffalo and ox) and nonpreferred (waterbuck) hosts.
PubMed: Flavor composition of cashew (Anacardium occidentale) and marmeleiro (Croton species) honeys.
PubMed: Odor composition of preferred (buffalo and ox) and nonpreferred (waterbuck) hosts of some Savanna tsetse flies.
PubMed: Lipase-catalysed resolution of gamma- and delta-lactones.
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