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Butyl hexanoate

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Butyl hexanoate Chemical Properties
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  • Safety Statements 24/25
  • WGK Germany 2
  • RTECS MO6950000
  • HS Code 29156000
Butyl hexanoate Usage And Synthesis
  • Chemical PropertiesButyl hexanoate has a characteristic pineapple-like odor.
  • OccurrenceReported found in fresh apple, apple juice, apricot, banana and orange juice.
  • PreparationBy esterification of hexanoic acid with n-butyl alcohol in benzene solution in the presence of p-toluene sulfonic acid; it is also formed in the fermentation of carbohydrates yielding n-butyl alcohol and acetone.
  • Aroma threshold valuesDetection: 700 ppb to 10 ppm
  • Taste threshold valuesTaste characteristics at 10 ppm: fruity, pineapple, green, waxy, tutti-frutti with a slight fermented fruit note.
  • Safety ProfileLow toxicity by ingestion and skin contact. A skin irritant. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.
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