Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 880
BRI Product Name: CAPROIC ACID (NATURAL) FCC
CAS Number: 142-62-1
FEMA Number: 2559
EU FLAVIS Number: 08.009
China GB Number: S0304
Molecular Weight: 116.16
Molecular Formula: C6H12O2   


Synonyms: CAPROIC ACID (NATURAL) FCC
Hexanoic acid
CAS Name: Hexanoic acid

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A mild, fatty odor.
Fragrance Use: Used in lavender fragrances.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 0.1% - 2%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 2 weeks
Taste Description: Sharp, acidic, cheesy, fruity notes.
Flavor Use: Cheese and other dairy type flavors, ripe fruit especially apple and strawberry.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 1 - 10 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 99.0%
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid
Refractive Index: 1.415 : 1.418 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.923 : 0.927 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 220 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 203 C (ECHA)
Melting Point: -3 deg C
Solubility: water: 10.3 g/l @ 25 C.
Log P: 1.92
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(205-550-7) ENCS PICCS SWISS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: YES
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2915.90.0000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: YES

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass or Plastic
Shelf Life: 60 months from manufacture date(when stored as recommended)
Recommended Storage: Keep tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

Note: Not for use in Tobacco or Nicotine delivery device applications and/or products
Last Revised: 11/14/2019