Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 855
BRI Product Name: 4-METHYL-2-PHENYL-2-PENTENAL
CAS Number: 26643-91-4
FEMA Number: 3200
Molecular Weight: 174.24
Molecular Formula: C12H14O   


Synonyms: 4-METHYL-2-PHENYL-2-PENTENAL
Benzeneacetaldehyde, a-(2-methylpropylidene)-
CAS Name: Benzeneacetaldehyde, a-(2-methylpropylidene)-

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A distinctive cocoa mocha aroma with honey undertones, and a hint of peony.
Fragrance Use: Imparts sweet, rosy, powdery, honey, and cocoa notes to florals.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 1% - 5%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 48 hours
Taste Description: Dry, cocoa powder notes, rosy notes of honey.
Flavor Use: Distinctly cocoa powder, rosy notes for honey.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 10 - 50 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 90.0% (sum of isomers)
    main isomer: 85.0% min.
    secondary isomer: 3.0% - 8.0%
Appearance: light yellow liquid
Acid Value: 10.0 mg KOH/g(max)
Refractive Index: 1.530 : 1.538 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.974 : 0.984 at 25 deg C
Additives: synthetic alpha tocopherol @ 0.50%

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 230 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 264.29 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Log P: 3.27
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL EINECS(247-869-4) PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2912.29.0020
Shipped as Dangerous Good: NO

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass, Aluminum or Phenolic Lined Steel
Shelf Life: 24 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: 02/25/2019