Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 451
BRI Product Name: gamma-OCTALACTONE FCC
CAS Number: 104-50-7
FEMA Number: 2796
EU FLAVIS Number: 10.022
China GB Number: S0626
Molecular Weight: 142.20
Molecular Formula: C8H14O2   


Synonyms: 2(3H)-Furanone, 5-butyldihydro-
4-Hydroxyoctanoic acid, gamma-lactone
4-Octanolide
5-Butyldihydrofuran-2(3H)-one
gamma-Butylbutyrolactone
gamma-OCTALACTONE FCC
Octan-4-olide
CAS Name: 2(3H)-Furanone, 5-butyldihydro-

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: Odor characteristic of coconut.
Fragrance Use: Mainly used for coconut, tropical blends, oakwood, cream, peach and raspberry notes.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 1% - 12%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 48 hours
Taste Description: Characteristic coconut meat with vanilla coumarin notes.
Flavor Use: Lactone notes for a variety of flavors, especially coconut, vanilla, cream, as well as sweet dairy, fruits such as mango, peach, and apricot.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 1 - 10 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 97.0%
Appearance: colorless to slightly yellow liquid
Acid Value: 8.0 mg KOH/g(max)
Refractive Index: 1.443 : 1.447 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.970 : 0.980 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 240 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 234.00 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: H2O=3632mg/l @ 25C
Log P: 1.59
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(203-208-1) ENCS PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2932.20.6000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: NO

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass, Plastic, Aluminum or Phenolic Lined Steel
Shelf Life: 60 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: 10/10/2018