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ketone, methyl 6-methyl-2-pyridyl

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CAS Number: 6940-57-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Nikkaji Web:J2.275.815B
XlogP3-AA:1.30 (est)
Molecular Weight:135.16593000
Formula:C8 H9 N O
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:information only not used for fragrances or flavors
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Soluble in:
 water, 1.151e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Flavor Type: sulfurous
sulfurous potato chocolate
Taste Description: sulfury, starch-like, potato chocolate-like
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
1-(6-methylpyridin-2-yl)ethanone 95%
For experimental / research use only.
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
6-Methyl-2-acetylpyridine ≥95%
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
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:
information only not used for fragrances or flavors
Recommendation for 6-methyl-2-acetyl-pyridine usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for 6-methyl-2-acetyl-pyridine flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :138872
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):138872
Pubchem (sid):135093721
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB37072
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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2-acetyl-6-methyl pyridine
 ketone, methyl 6-methyl-2-pyridyl
 methyl 6-methyl-2-pyridyl ketone
6-methyl-2-acetyl pyridine
Minor component of rum. Flavour modifying agent for coffee
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