Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 545
BRI Product Name: ETHYL LEVULINATE FCC
CAS Number: 539-88-8
FEMA Number: 2442
EU FLAVIS Number: 09.435
China GB Number: S0369
Molecular Weight: 144.17
Molecular Formula: C7H12O3   


Synonyms: Ethyl 4-oxopentanoate
ethyl 4-oxovalerate
ETHYL LEVULINATE FCC
Pentanoic acid, 4-oxo-, ethyl ester
CAS Name: Pentanoic acid, 4-oxo-, ethyl ester

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: An ethereal fruity odor with savory backnotes.
Fragrance Use: Blends well with beta-coronal and cashmeran. Good for melon, pear and smoky notes.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 1% - 6%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 4 hours
Flavor Use: Can be used in grape, apple, pineapple, fruit, rum, smoked-meat and gravy flavors.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 40 ppm

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 98.0%
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid
Acid Value: 2.0 mg KOH/g(max)
Refractive Index: 1.420 : 1.425 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 1.007 : 1.013 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 210 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 205.80 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Soluble in water and alcohols.
Log P: 0.29
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(208-728-2) ENCS PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2918.30.0000
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: 01/23/2018