Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 438
BRI Product Name: ETHYL 2-METHYL PENTANOATE
CAS Number: 39255-32-8
FEMA Number: 3488
EU FLAVIS Number: 09.526
Molecular Weight: 144.21
Molecular Formula: C8H16O2   


Synonyms: ETHYL 2-METHYL PENTANOATE
ETHYL 2-METHYL VALERATE
Ethyl 2-Methylpentanoate
Ethyl 2-methylvalerate
Manzanate
Pentanoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester
CAS Name: Pentanoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A fruity, pineapple odor with natural connotations.
Fragrance Use: For a sweet powerful pineapple note in fragrances.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 0.1% - 2%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 4 hours
Taste Description: Fruity, ripe strawberry, sweet pineapple with acidic cheesy background.
Flavor Use: A variety of fruit flavors, especially ripe strawberry and sweet pineapple.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 1 - 20 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 99.0%
Appearance: colorless liquid
Refractive Index: 1.399 : 1.406 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.861 : 0.865 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 105 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 157.09 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Log P: 2.76
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(254-384-1) ENCS PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2915.90.0000
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: 02/02/2017