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108-29-2 - gamma-Valerolactone, 98+% - 4,5-Dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone - 4-Hydroxypentanoic acid lactone - A18872 - Alfa Aesar

A18872 gamma-Valerolactone, 98+%

CAS Number
108-29-2
Synonyms
4,5-Dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone
4-Hydroxypentanoic acid lactone

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 21.06
100g 58.50
500g 194.71
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gamma-Valerolactone, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00005400
EINECS
203-569-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H8O2
Formula Weight
100.12
Melting point
-31°
Boiling Point
207-208°
Flash Point
81°(178°F)
Density
1.052
Refractive Index
1.4330
Solubility
Fully miscible in water (9.381e+004 mg/L @ 25°C (est.)). Soluble in alcohol, fixed oils.

Applications

It finds it application as a food additive that is used to improve the taste or odor of a food. It is also used as toiletry fragrances.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

David Martin Alonso.; Stephanie G. Wettstein and James A. Dumesic. Gamma-valerolactone, a sustainable platform molecule derived from lignocellulosic biomass.Green Chem.2013,15(3), 584-595.

Dániel Fegyverneki.; László Orha.; Gy?z? Láng.; István T. Horváth. Gamma-valerolactone-based solvents.Tetrahedron,2010,66(5), 1078-1081.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227

Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P370+P378a-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, powder or water spray. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
80420
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.20
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LU3580000

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