4-methyl valeric acid
4-methylpentanoic acid
 
Notes:
Found in bananas and lime oil Isocaproic acid, a metabolite of 20 alpha-hydroxycholesterol (PMID 14446007) and is an important metabolite in early placentas enabling the convertion from cholesterol to pregnenolone to Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) (PMID 11972299)
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CAS Number: 646-07-1Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg: 211-464-0
FDA UNII: 4G4U8JA28T
Nikkaji Web: J1.720E
Beilstein Number: 1741912
MDL: MFCD00002803
CoE Number: 10150
XlogP3-AA: 1.40 (est)
Molecular Weight: 116.16004000
Formula: C6 H12 O2
BioActivity Summary: listing
NMR Predictor: Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category: flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring: 264  4-methylpentanoic acid
DG SANTE Food Flavourings: 08.057  4-methylvaleric acid
FEMA Number: 3463 4-methylpentanoic acid
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):646-07-1 ; 4-METHYLPENTANOIC ACID
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: Yes
Specific Gravity: 0.91900 to 0.92300 @  25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.647 to  7.680
Refractive Index: 1.41200 to 1.41700 @  20.00 °C.
Melting Point: -33.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 199.00 to  201.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 125.00 to  126.00 °C. @ 50.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure: 0.131000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 207.00 °F. TCC ( 97.22 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.560 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 5266 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
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Organoleptic Properties:
 
Odor Type: cheesy
 
Odor Strength: medium ,
recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
 
Substantivity: > 24 hour(s) at 100.00 %
 
 pungent  cheesy  
Odor Description:
at 1.00 % in propylene glycol. 
pungent cheese
 
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Bedoukian Research
4-METHYL PENTANOIC ACID ≥98.0%, FCC, Kosher
Odor Description: pungent, cheese-like
Taste Description: cheesy
Used primarily in cheese flavors.
 
 
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Cosmetic Information:
None found
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Suppliers:
Apple Flavor & Fragrance
4-Methyl pentanoic acid
Bedoukian Research
4-METHYL PENTANOIC ACID
≥98.0%, FCC, Kosher
Odor: pungent, cheese-like
Flavor: cheesy
Used primarily in cheese flavors.
Beijing Lys Chemicals
4-Methylvaleric acid
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
4-METHYL PENTANOIC ACID FCC 98.0%
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
4-Methyl pentanoic acid
Inoue Perfumery
isoHEXANOIC ACID
Natural Advantage
Goat Acid Nat (4-Methylpentanoic Acid)
Flavor: cheesy, pungent, sour
Riverside Aromatics LTD.is the exclusive distributor for Europe in UK for any non-US based inquiries
PCAS
4-Methyl Valerianic Acid
Penta International
4-METHYL VALERIC ACID NATURAL
Penta International
4-METHYL VALERIC ACID
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
4-Methylpentanoic acid
Riverside Aromatics
4-METHYLPENTANOIC ACID, NATURAL
Shanghai Vigen Fine Chemical
4-Methyl Pentanoic Acid
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4-Methylpentanoic acid, ≥98%, FCC, FG
Odor: cheese
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Synerzine
4-Methylpentanoic Acid
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
4-Methylvaleric Acid >97.0%(GC)
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4-Methyl valeric acid
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4-Methylvaleric acid
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4-Methylvaleric acid
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European information :
Most important hazard(s):
C - Corrosive.
R 21 - Harmful in contact with skin.
R 34 - Causes burns.
R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 20/21 - When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
S 45 - In case of accident or if you feel unwell seek medical advice immediately.
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50  2050 mg/kg
Union Carbide Data Sheet. Vol. 2/4/1959

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-rabbit LD50 1050 uL/kg
Union Carbide Data Sheet. Vol. 2/4/1959

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents
Recommendation for 4-methyl valeric acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 9
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -40.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -10.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: -10.00000
condiments / relishes: -40.00000
confectionery froastings: -2.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -10.00000
fruit ices: -10.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: -20.00000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: -20.00000
milk products: -40.00000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: -20.00000
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: -20.00000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 646-07-1
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS): Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary : 12587
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WISER: UN 3265
WGK Germany: 3
 4-methylpentanoic acid
Chemidplus: 0000646071
RTECS: NR2975000 for cas# 646-07-1
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References:
 4-methylpentanoic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 646-07-1
Pubchem (cid): 12587
Pubchem (sid): 134976961
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Export Tariff Code: 2915.90.1800
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Potential Blenders and core components note
 
For Odor
acidic
isobutyric acidFL/FR
 cyclohexyl acetic acidFL/FR
2-methyl butyric acidFL/FR
buttery
 acetyl propionylFL/FR
 butyl butyryl lactateFL/FR
2,3-heptane dioneFL/FR
cheesy
 butyric acidFL/FR
 heptanoic acidFL/FR
2-heptanoneFL/FR
2-methyl hexanoic acidFL/FR
S-(methyl thio) butyrateFL/FR
2-methyl valeric acidFL/FR
2-methyl-2-hexenoic acidFR
isovaleric acidFL/FR
 valeric acidFL/FR
coumarinic
epsilon-decalactoneFL/FR
 butyl lactateFL/FR
earthy
2-octanoneFL/FR
 hexanoic acidFL/FR
 octanoic acidFL/FR
fruity
isoamyl hexanoateFL/FR
 butyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 cyclohexyl carboxylic acidFL/FR
 ethyl 3-hexenoateFL/FR
 filbert hexenoneFL/FR
4-heptanoneFL/FR
2-heptyl butyrateFL/FR
 methyl 4-methyl valerateFL/FR
2-methyl butyl isovalerateFL/FR
2-nonanoneFL/FR
 prenyl hexanoateFL/FR
(E,E)-sorbyl butyrateFL/FR
 sorbyl butyrateFL/FR
2-undecanoneFL/FR
fungal
1-decen-3-olFL/FR
green
3-heptanoneFL/FR
3-hepten-2-oneFL/FR
(E)-2-hexenalFL/FR
herbal
3-octanoneFL/FR
nutty
 nutty quinoxalineFL/FR
S-tropical 2-thiobutyrateFL/FR
waxy
9-decenoic acidFL/FR
5(6)-decenoic acidFL/FR
2-methyl heptanoic acidFL/FR
 nonanoic acidFL/FR
2-nonanolFL/FR
 undecanoic acidFL/FR
 
For Flavor
 
No flavor group found for these
 ethyl cyclohexyl carboxylateFL
2,4-heptadien-1-olFL
(E,E)-2,4-heptadien-1-olFL
2-heptyl butyrateFL/FR
(Z)-3-hexenoic acidFL
 methionyl acetateFL
5-methyl hexanoic acidFL
3-methyl mercaptopropyl amineFL
S-(methyl thio) hexanoateFL
 prenyl hexanoateFL/FR
(E,E)-sorbyl butyrateFL/FR
S-tropical 2-thiobutyrateFL/FR
acidic
isobutyric acidFL/FR
(E)-2-hexenoic acidFL
 propionic acidFL
 valeric acidFL/FR
bitter
 glyceryl tributyrateFL
buttery
2,3-heptane dioneFL/FR
2-methyl valeric acidFL/FR
(E)-2-pentenoic acidFL
cabbage
 methyl 2-thiofuroateFL
cheesy
 ammonium isovalerate 30% in pgFL
(E)-2,4-dimethyl-2-pentenoic acidFL
2-heptanoneFL/FR
 hexanoic acidFL/FR
 methyl ketonesFL
2-nonanoneFL/FR
isovaleric acidFL/FR
creamy
 acetoin butyrateFL
 butyl butyryl lactateFL/FR
5(6)-decenoic acidFL/FR
3-hepten-2-oneFL/FR
2-methyl-4-pentenoic acidFL
dairy
 butyl lactateFL/FR
2-octanoneFL/FR
4-pentenoic acidFL
earthy
1-decen-3-olFL/FR
fatty
 dimethyl sulfoxideFL
 nonanoic acidFL/FR
(E)-2-octenoic acidFL
fermented
 methyl thio isovalerateFL
fruity
isoamyl hexanoateFL/FR
 butyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 cyclohexyl carboxylic acidFL/FR
 ethyl 3-hexenoateFL/FR
 filbert hexenoneFL/FR
 furfuryl valerateFL
4-heptanoneFL/FR
 methionyl butyrateFL
 methyl 4-methyl valerateFL/FR
2-methyl butyl isovalerateFL/FR
2-methyl butyric acidFL/FR
 sorbyl butyrateFL/FR
fusel
3-methyl-2-butanolFL
green
(E)-2-hexenalFL/FR
(E)-3-hexenoic acidFL
ketonic
3-heptanoneFL/FR
meaty
2-methyl 3-(methyl thio) furanFL
mushroom
3-octanoneFL/FR
musty
S-(methyl thio) butyrateFL/FR
nutty
 nutty quinoxalineFL/FR
oily
2-methyl hexanoic acidFL/FR
onion
 methyl propyl trisulfideFL
soapy
 octanoic acidFL/FR
sour
 butyric acidFL/FR
2,4-dimethyl-2-pentenoic acidFL
3-methyl valeric acidFL
sulfurous
 methyl 4-(methyl thio) butyrateFL
 methyl thioacetateFL
3-methyl-2-butane thiolFL
sweet
 cyclohexyl acetic acidFL/FR
toasted
 acetyl propionylFL/FR
tropical
S-methyl 4-methyl pentane thioateFL
waxy
epsilon-decalactoneFL/FR
9-decenoic acidFL/FR
 heptanoic acidFL/FR
2-methyl heptanoic acidFL/FR
2-nonanolFL/FR
 undecanoic acidFL/FR
2-undecanoneFL/FR
 
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Potential Uses:
 cheeseFL
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 amorphophallus albus
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 banana fruit
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 cayenne fruit
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 fish sauce
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 orange fruit
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Synonyms:
isobutyl acetic acid
isobutylacetic acid
isocaproic acid
4,4-dimethyl butanoic acid
4,4-dimethylbutanoic acid
 goat acid
isohexanoic acid
isohexoic acid
3-methyl butane-1-carboxylic acid
4-methyl pentanoic acid
4-methyl valeric acid natural
4-methyl-N-valeric acid
3-methylbutane-1-carboxylic acid
4-methylpentanoic acid
4-methylvaleric acid
4-methylvalericacid
 pentanoic acid, 4-methyl-
 valeric acid, 4-methyl-
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