Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 890
BRI Product Name: PYRUVIC ACID BRI
CAS Number: 127-17-3
FEMA Number: 2970
EU FLAVIS Number: 08.019
Molecular Weight: 88.06
Molecular Formula: C3H4O3   


Synonyms: 2-Oxopropanoic acid
Propanoic acid, 2-oxo-
PYRUVIC ACID BRI
CAS Name: Propanoic acid, 2-oxo-

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A sour acetic odor.
Fragrance Use: Could be used very sparingly in appropriate applications.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: Traces
Tenacity on Blotter: > 8 hours
Taste Description: Characteristic brown sugar.
Flavor Use: Brown sugar, caramel, and rum.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 2 - 20 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 95.0%
Appearance: light yellow liquid
Refractive Index: 1.423 : 1.433 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 1.248 : 1.268 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 190 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 186.79 C (EPI 4.0)
Melting Point: 12 deg C
Solubility: Soluble in water and alcohol.
Log P: 1.27
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(204-824-3) ENCS PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2918.30.0000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: YES

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass or Plastic
Shelf Life: 12 months from manufacture date(when stored as recommended)
Recommended Storage: Store tightly sealed under inert gas below 0 deg. C

Note: Not for use in Tobacco or Nicotine delivery device applications and/or products
Last Revised: 06/17/2019