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Amyl alcohol

≥99%, FG

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Synonym(s):
1-Pentanol, n-Amyl alcohol, Pentyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
88.15
FEMA Number:
2056
Beilstein:
1730975
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
514
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
2.040
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012
FDA 21 CFR 172.515
FDA 21 CFR 176.180
FDA 21 CFR 176.210

vapor density

3 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 13.6 °C)
1.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)

Assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

572 °F

expl. lim.

10 %, 100 °F

refractive index

n20/D 1.409 (lit.)

bp

136-138 °C (lit.)

mp

−78 °C (lit.)

density

0.811 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

pungent; chemical; wine-like

SMILES string

CCCCCO

InChI

1S/C5H12O/c1-2-3-4-5-6/h6H,2-5H2,1H3

InChI key

AMQJEAYHLZJPGS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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grade

FG, Fragrance grade

grade

FG, Halal

grade

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grade

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agency

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agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

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meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

vapor density

3 (vs air)

vapor density

-

vapor density

4.21 (vs air)

vapor density

3 (vs air)

assay

≥99%

assay

≥98%

assay

≥99%

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.409 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.42 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.527 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.406 (lit.)

General description

Amyl alcohol has been identified as one of the main volatile components in Macedonian wines and barley cultivars. It is used as a flavor ingredient in chewing gum, candies and baked goods.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

120.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

49 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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