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W269514

Sigma-Aldrich

(±)-2-Methylbutyric acid

natural, ≥98%, FG

Linear Formula:
CH3CH2CH(CH3)COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
102.13
FEMA Number:
2695
Beilstein:
1720486
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
2002c
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.046
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.405 (lit.)

bp

176-177 °C (lit.)

density

0.936 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

; ;

SMILES string

CCC(C)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C5H10O2/c1-3-4(2)5(6)7/h4H,3H2,1-2H3,(H,6,7)

InChI key

WLAMNBDJUVNPJU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

(±)-2-Methylbutyric acid is one of the volatile flavor compounds identified in kogyoku apple juice and Danish Blue cheese.
Natural occurrence: Apple, apricot, cider, cocoa, cranberry, grape, grape brandy, oriental tobacco, strawberry, vinegar, whiskey.

Packaging

5 kg in composite drum
100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 10 ppm

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

170.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

77 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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