Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 435
BRI Product Name: 2-METHYL HEXANOIC ACID
CAS Number: 4536-23-6
FEMA Number: 3191
EU FLAVIS Number: 08.035
China GB Number: S0330
Molecular Weight: 130.19
Molecular Formula: C7H14O2   


Synonyms: 2-METHYL HEXANOIC ACID
2-Methylhexanoic acid
Hexanoic acid, 2-methyl-
CAS Name: Hexanoic acid, 2-methyl-

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A pleasant, cheese-like odor.
Fragrance Use: Used sparingly in fragrances for sour cheesy note.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: Traces
Tenacity on Blotter: > 24 hours
Taste Description: Acidic, cheese, milk.
Flavor Use: All types of dairy flavors, especially cheese and milk.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 10 - 50 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 99.0%
Appearance: colorless liquid
Refractive Index: 1.416 : 1.423 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.908 : 0.915 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 216 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 215.45 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Soluble in n water, alcohol, ether, etc.
Log P: 2.47
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(224-883-9) 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 or Plastic
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: 04/21/2014