Category: flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
|Appearance: ||colorless clear liquid (est)|
|Assay: || 98.00 to 100.00 %
|Food Chemicals Codex Listed: ||No|
|Specific Gravity: ||0.86200 to 0.87200 @ 25.00 °C.
|Pounds per Gallon - (est).: || 7.173 to 7.256
|Refractive Index: ||1.40300 to 1.41300 @ 20.00 °C.
|Boiling Point: || 155.00 to 156.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
|Boiling Point: || 75.00 °C. @ 50.00 mm Hg
|Vapor Pressure: ||2.906000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)|
|Flash Point: || 113.00 °F. TCC ( 45.00 °C. )
|logP (o/w): || 2.650 (est)|
|Soluble in: |
| ||water, 356.7 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)|
|Insoluble in: |
|Odor Type: fruity|
|Odor Strength: ||medium|
| ||pineapple fruity natural tropical |
|Odor Description: |
at 100.00 %.
|Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).|
|ETHYL 3-METHYL PENTANOATE ≥98.0%, Kosher|
|Odor Description: ||A pineapple, fruity odor with natural connotations|
Used mostly in fruity fragrances.
|Taste Description: ||fruity|
Finds use in apple, pineapple and other fruit flavors.
|Preferred SDS: View|
|European information : |
|Most important hazard(s): |
|Xi - Irritant|
R 10 - Flammable.|
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
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 - Wear suitable protective clothing.
| Classification of the substance or mixture|
|GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)|
| GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements|
|Oral/Parenteral Toxicity: |
oral-rat LD50 > 4000 mg/kg|
(Biosphere Res Center Inc.
|Dermal Toxicity: |
|Inhalation Toxicity: |
Safety in Use Information:
|Category: ||flavor and fragrance agents|
|Recommendation for ethyl 3-methyl valerate usage levels up to: |
| || 5.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
|Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): ||0.27 (μg/capita/day)|
|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: 13|
|Click here to view publication 13|
| ||average usual ppm||average maximum ppm|
|baked goods: ||-||0.10000|
|breakfast cereal: ||-||0.10000|
|chewing gum: ||-||0.50000|
|condiments / relishes: ||-||-|
|confectionery froastings: ||-||0.50000|
|egg products: ||-||-|
|fats / oils: ||-||-|
|fish products: ||-||-|
|frozen dairy: ||-||0.10000|
|fruit ices: ||-||0.10000|
|gelatins / puddings: ||-||0.10000|
|granulated sugar: ||-||-|
|hard candy: ||-||0.10000|
|imitation dairy: ||-||0.10000|
|instant coffee / tea: ||-||-|
|jams / jellies: ||-||-|
|meat products: ||-||-|
|milk products: ||-||-|
|nut products: ||-||-|
|other grains: ||-||-|
|processed fruits: ||-||-|
|processed vegetables: ||-||-|
|reconstituted vegetables: ||-||-|
|seasonings / flavors: ||-||-|
|snack foods: ||-||-|
|soft candy: ||-||0.50000|
|sugar substitutes: ||-||-|
|sweet sauces: ||-||-|
Potential Blenders and core components note
Occurrence (nature, food, other): note
| ||ethyl 3-methyl pentanoate|
| ||ethyl 3-methylpentanoate|
| ||ethyl 3-methylvalerate|
| ||ethyl b-methylvalerate|
| ||ethyl-3-methyl valerate|
|3-||methylpentanoic acid ethyl ester|
|3-||methylvaleric acid ethyl esterer|
| ||pentanoic acid, 3-methyl-, ethyl ester|
| ||pineapple valerate|
| ||valeric acid, 3-methyl-, ethyl ester|