Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 434
BRI Product Name: ETHYL 3-HYDROXY HEXANOATE
CAS Number: 2305-25-1
FEMA Number: 3545
EU FLAVIS Number: 09.535
China GB Number: S0461
Molecular Weight: 160.22
Molecular Formula: C8H16O3   


Synonyms: ETHYL 3-HYDROXY HEXANOATE
Ethyl 3-hydroxyhexanoate
Ethyl beta-hydroxycaproate
Hexanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-, ethyl ester
CAS Name: Hexanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-, ethyl ester

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A sophisticated smoky, leathery, fatty odor with cheesy and fruity nuances.
Fragrance Use: Its smoky, leathery character adds a unique twist, enhancing the leather and tobacco character in fougere types.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: Traces
Tenacity on Blotter: > 24 hours
Taste Description: Cheese, overripe fruit.
Flavor Use: Good for cheese, citrus, grape, overripe fruits. Also useful for meat and vegetable applications.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 50 - 200 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 98.0%
Appearance: colorless liquid
Refractive Index: 1.424 : 1.433 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.967 : 0.976 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 199 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 226.30 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Log P: 1.29
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA NDSL ECL EINECS(218-973-7) ENCS PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2915.90.0000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: NO

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass, Plastic or Phenolic Lined Steel
Shelf Life: 48 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: 04/03/2017