Butyl isovalerate

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Butyl isovalerate

CAS number

109-19-3

Synonyms

n-Butyl isovalerate; Isovaleric acid butyl ester; n-Butyl isopentanoate; Butyl 3-methylbutyrate

Chemical class

Esters

Industry claims found in

apple, apricot, banana, parmesan cheese, olives, pear, plum, strawberry wine

Industry claims used in

baked goods, frozen dairy desserts, chewing gum, candy

Possible physical or functional effects

Flavoring agents and adjuvants

Properties

industry claims FEMA GRAS; used in cigarettes; used in smokeless tobacco; industry claims FDA approved food additive

Toxicology

LD50 (oral, rat) 8200 mg/kg; mildly toxic by ingestion; skin irritant; heated to decomp, emits acrid smoke and fumes

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