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METHYL 2-OCTYNOATE

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  • Hazard Codes Xn
  • Risk Statements 22-38
  • Safety Statements 26-36
  • WGK Germany 2
  • RTECS RI2735000
  • TSCA Yes
  • HS Code 29161900
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METHYL 2-OCTYNOATE Usage And Synthesis
  • DescriptionMethyl 2-octynoate (also known as methyl 2-caprylate) is a kind of fatty acid ester formed by the esterfication between methanol and 2 -octynoate. It is a kind of useful flavor and fragrance agent.
  • ReferencesBarbieri, Germana, et al. "Flavor compounds of dry-cured ham." Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 40.12 (1992): 2389 -2394.
    Maga, Joseph A. "Egg and egg product flavor." Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 30.1 (1982): 9-14.
  • DescriptionMethyl 2-octynoate has an odor similar to violets on dilution, and if concentrated, a powerful and unpleasant odor. It has a wineberry flavor (muscatel). It may be prepared from heptaldehyde via heptyne and heptyne carboxylic acid; the acid is subsequently esterified.
  • Chemical PropertiesMethyl-2-octynoate has an odor similar to violets on dilution. If concentrated, it has a powerful and unpleasant odor. This compound has a wine-berry flavor (muscatel).
  • Chemical PropertiesColorless liquid; strong violet-type odor. Sol-uble in most fixed oils and mineral oil; soluble infive parts of 70% alcohol. Combustible.
  • UsesPerfumery, flavoring.
  • PreparationFrom heptaldehyde via heptyne and heptyne carboxylic acid; the acid is subsequently
  • Aroma threshold valuesDetection: 25 ppb
  • Taste threshold valuesTaste characteristics at 15.0 ppm: green, vegetative, fatty, fruity, rindy, melon and cucumber with mushroom and dairy nuances
  • Trade nameFolione® (Givaudan).
  • Contact allergensThis perfumed molecule belongs to the list of 26 allergens that have to be indicated by name on the ingredients list of cosmetics in the EU
  • Safety ProfileModerately toxic by ingestion and skin contact. A moderate skin and eye irritant. A combustible liquid. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.
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