Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 436
BRI Product Name: ETHYL 2-METHYL-4-PENTENOATE
CAS Number: 53399-81-8
FEMA Number: 3489
EU FLAVIS Number: 09.527
China GB Number: S1199
Molecular Weight: 142.19
Molecular Formula: C8H14O2   


Synonyms: 4-Pentenoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester
ETHYL 2-METHYL-4-PENTENOATE
CAS Name: 4-Pentenoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A pineapple odor similar to a tiglate.
Fragrance Use: Used in specialty compositions.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 1% - 4%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 1 hour
Taste Description: Sweet, fresh fruity strawberry, apple notes.
Flavor Use: Fruits and berries, especially apple, strawberry, and pineapple.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 1 - 20 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 98.0%
Appearance: colorless liquid
Refractive Index: 1.412 : 1.419 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.880 : 0.886 at 25 deg C
Additives: synthetic alpha tocopherol @ 0.10%

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 108 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 155.46 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Log P: 2.62
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA NDSL ECL EINECS(258-520-0) PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: NO
Export Tariff Code: 2916.19.6000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: YES WHEN SHIPPED VIA AIR/OCEAN

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass, Plastic, Aluminum 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: 06/11/2020