Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 474
BRI Product Name: 5-METHYL HEXANOIC ACID
CAS Number: 628-46-6
FEMA Number: 3572
EU FLAVIS Number: 08.061
China GB Number: Not listed
Molecular Weight: 130.18
Molecular Formula: C7H14O2   


Synonyms: 5-METHYL HEXANOIC ACID
5-Methylhexanoic acid
Hexanoic acid, 5-methyl-
Isoheptanoic acid
Isovenanthic acid
CAS Name: Hexanoic acid, 5-methyl-

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A fatty, cheesy odor.
Tenacity on Blotter: > 1 week
Flavor Use: Can be used in cheese, butter and in fruit flavors for a 'natural fruit' note.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 10 ppm

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 98.0%
Appearance: colorless liquid
Refractive Index: 1.417 : 1.427 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.907 : 0.917 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 227 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 216.00 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Slightly soluble in water,alcohol,ether
Log P: 2.47
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS NDSL EINECS(613-089-1) ENCS PICCS
RIFM Monograph: NO
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2915.90.0000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: YES

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass or Plastic
Shelf Life: 48 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: 04/21/2021