Technical Data Sheet (Special Order Product)

BRI Product Number: 728
BRI Product Name: NUEZATE
CAS Number: 26516-27-8
FEMA Number: 4903
Molecular Weight: 158.20
Molecular Formula: C8H14O3   


Synonyms: 3-Methyl-2-oxo-ethyl-pentanoate
Ethyl 3-methyl-2-oxo-pentanoate
NUEZATE
Pentanoic acid, 3-methyl-2-oxo-, ethyl ester
CAS Name: Pentanoic acid, 3-methyl-2-oxo-, ethyl ester

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: Characteristic black walnut aroma, accompanied by woody nuances and a subtle herbaceousness.
Fragrance Use: Excellent for emphasizing walnut and hazelnut notes in gourmand types as well as enhancing woody, masculine notes in fougere formulations. Also useful for adding complexity and elegance to fine fragrance compositions.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: Traces - 1.0%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 48 Hours
Taste Description: Characteristic, fresh notes of walnut, dry, woody.
Flavor Use: Great for adding earthy notes typical of many tree nuts. Especially useful for enhancing flavors in maple and nutty applications.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 0.1 - 5.0 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 95.0%
Appearance: pale yellow to yellow liquid
Refractive Index: 1.414 : 1.418 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.963 : 0.969 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 157 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 197.90 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Log P: 0.934
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA NDSL PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: NO
Export Tariff Code: 2915.90.0000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: NO

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass, Plastic, Aluminum or Phenolic Lined Steel
Shelf Life: 24 months from manufacture date
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: 08/06/2018