Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 448
BRI Product Name: 4-PENTENOIC ACID
CAS Number: 591-80-0
FEMA Number: 2843
EU FLAVIS Number: 08.048
China GB Number: S1270
Molecular Weight: 100.11
Molecular Formula: C5H8O2   


Synonyms: 4-PENTENOIC ACID
Allyl acetic acid
Allylacetic acid
CAS Name: 4-Pentenoic acid

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A cheese-like aroma.
Tenacity on Blotter: > 24 hours
Taste Description: Strong, dairy, aged cheese character, with some fruity backnotes.
Flavor Use: Aged cheese and other dairy type flavors, acidic notes of a variety of fruits, especially tropical flavors, pineapple, apple, and berry flavors.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 0.1 - 5 PPM
IFRA Status: This material should NOT be used as a fragrance ingredient due to the absence of data necessary to perform an adequate safety evaluation per IFRA Safety Standards in Annex 1 of the Code of Practice.

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 97.5%
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid
Refractive Index: 1.424 : 1.432 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.971 : 0.979 at 25 deg C
Additives: synthetic alpha tocopherol @ 0.10%

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 188 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 188.50 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Log P: 1.42
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(209-732-7) ENCS PICCS
RIFM Monograph: NO
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2916.19.6000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: YES

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass or Plastic
Shelf Life: 15 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: 02/11/2022