Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 288
BRI Product Name: 2-METHYL BUTYRALDEHYDE FCC
CAS Number: 96-17-3
FEMA Number: 2691
EU FLAVIS Number: 05.049
China GB Number: S0120
Molecular Weight: 86.14
Molecular Formula: C5H10O   


Synonyms: 2-Methyl Butanal
2-METHYL BUTYRALDEHYDE FCC
2-Methylbutanal
alpha-Methylbutanal
Butanal, 2-methyl-
CAS Name: Butanal, 2-methyl-

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: An extremely volatile cocoa or coffee-like odor.
Fragrance Use: Used for lift in woody and cocoa topnote complexes.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: Traces - 0.1%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 1 hour
Taste Description: Strong, cocoa powder notes.
Flavor Use: Useful for chocolate, cocoa, mocha/coffee flavors.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 0.5 - 5 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 98.0%
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid
Acid Value: 5.0 mg KOH/g(max)
Refractive Index: 1.388 : 1.393 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.799 : 0.804 at 25 deg C
Additives: synthetic alpha tocopherol @ 0.50%

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 33 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 94.52 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Slightly sol. in H2O; soluble in alcohol
Log P: 1.23
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(202-485-6) ENCS PICCS SWISS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2912.19.9000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: YES

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass or Aluminum
Shelf Life: 12 months from manufacture date(when stored as recommended)
Recommended Storage: Store tightly sealed under inert gas below 0 deg. C

Note: Not for use in Tobacco or Nicotine delivery device applications and/or products
Last Revised: 05/01/2015