Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 510
BRI Product Name: ETHYL 2-METHYL-3,4-PENTADIENOATE
CAS Number: 60523-21-9
FEMA Number: 3678
EU FLAVIS Number: 09.540
China GB Number: Not listed
Molecular Weight: 140.18
Molecular Formula: C8H12O2   


Synonyms: 3,4-Pentadienoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester
ETHYL 2-METHYL-3,4-PENTADIENOATE
Ethyl 2-methylpenta-3,4-dienoate
CAS Name: 3,4-Pentadienoic acid, 2-methyl-, ethyl ester

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: Fruity, delicious apple, drying down to a plum with strong tropical pineapple undertones.
Fragrance Use: Fruity apple, drying down to a plum with strong pineapple notes. Useful in formulations to impart exotic tropical fruits effect.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 1% - 2%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 4 hours
Taste Description: Fresh strawberry, apple.
Flavor Use: Strawberry, apple, and other fruits.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 1 - 10 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 98.0%
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow
Refractive Index: 1.446 : 1.452 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.922 : 0.928 at 25 deg C
Additives: synthetic alpha tocopherol @ 0.10%

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 110 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 157.20 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Log P: 3.51
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS NDSL ECL EINECS(262-278-1) PICCS
RIFM Monograph: NO
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: NO
Export Tariff Code: 2916.19.6000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: YES WHEN SHIPPED VIA AIR/OCEAN

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass, Plastic, Aluminum or Phenolic Lined Steel
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: 12/22/2011