Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 383
BRI Product Name: 2,6-DIMETHYL-5-HEPTEN-1-AL FCC
CAS Number: 106-72-9
FEMA Number: 2389
EU FLAVIS Number: 05.074; 07.015
Molecular Weight: 140.23
Molecular Formula: C9H16O   


Synonyms: 2,6-DIMETHYL-5-HEPTEN-1-AL FCC
5-Heptenal, 2,6-dimethyl-
Melonal
CAS Name: 5-Heptenal, 2,6-dimethyl-

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A fruity, green melon odor with citrus undertones.
Fragrance Use: Can lend a fresh melon note to the top or middle of fragrances. Also particularly suitable for laundry detergent.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 0.1% - 2%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 4 hours
Taste Description: Characteristic watermelon, slightly cucumber.
Flavor Use: A must for juicy watermelon type flavors. Can also be used to add freshness to green apple and backnotes to lemon/lime flavors.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 0.01 - 10 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 85.1% (sum of isomers)
    main isomer: 85.0% min.(26dimet5hep)
    secondary isomer: 0.1% - 8.0%(26dimethep)
Appearance: pale yellow liquid
Acid Value: 5.0 mg KOH/g(max)
Refractive Index: 1.442 : 1.447 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.848 : 0.854 at 25 deg C
Additives: citric acid 0.005% & dl a toco @ 0.50%

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 145 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 184.94 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Log P: 3.04
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL EINECS(203-427-2) PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2912.19.9000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: NO

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass, Aluminum or Phenolic Lined Steel
Shelf Life: 36 months from manufacture date(when stored as recommended)
Recommended Storage: Store tightly sealed under inert gas in a cool, well-ventilated area.

Note: Not for use in Tobacco or Nicotine delivery device applications and/or products
Last Revised: 05/24/2019