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3-Methylthiopropanol Basic information
3-Methylthiopropanol Chemical Properties
Safety Information
  • Hazard Codes Xi
  • Risk Statements 36/37/38
  • Safety Statements 26-24/25-36/37/39
  • RIDADR UN 3334
  • WGK Germany 3
  • TSCA Yes
  • HS Code 29309090
3-Methylthiopropanol Usage And Synthesis
  • Description3-(Methylthio)propanol has a powerful sweet soup or meat-like odor and flavor in high dilution. May be prepared from propylene chlorhydrin and sodium hydrosulfide.
  • Chemical Properties3-(Methylthio)propanol has a powerful, sweet, soup or meat-like odor and flavor in high dilution.
  • Chemical PropertiesColorless Liquid
  • OccurrenceReported found in fermented soy sauce, tomatoes, grape wines, apple, melon, pineapple, asparagus, rye bread, cheeses, cured pork, beer, cognac, malt whiskey, cider, sherry, coffee, litchi, shrimp and apple brandy
  • Uses3-Methylthiopropanol is used in the meat essence composition.It is also used in meat, potato, and cheese flavorings.
  • UsesUsed in meat, potato, and cheese flavorings.
  • DefinitionChEBI: An alkyl sulfide that is propan-1-ol substituted by a methylsulfanyl group at position 3. It is a volatile compound found in wines and produced during fermentation.
  • PreparationFrom propylene chlorhydrin and sodium hydrosulfide
  • Aroma threshold valuesDetection: 0.2 ppb. Aroma characteristics at 1.0%: sulfurous, savory, vegetative raw potato-like, fresh tomato, metallic anchovy-like with some onion and garlic nuances
  • Taste threshold valuesTaste characteristics at 0.5 ppm: metallic, tomato, potato, anchovy-like with savory brothy and malt-like nuances.
  • Synthesis Reference(s)Tetrahedron, 48, p. 5933, 1992 DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4020(01)90183-8
3-Methylthiopropanol Preparation Products And Raw materials
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