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123-92-2 - Isopentyl acetate, 99%, cont. ca 10% other isomers - Acetic acid isopentyl ester - B21618 - Alfa Aesar

B21618 Isopentyl acetate, 99%, cont. ca 10% other isomers

CAS Number
123-92-2
Synonyms
Acetic acid isopentyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 25.13
500ml 72.00
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Isopentyl acetate, 99%, cont. ca 10% other isomers

MDL
MFCD00008946
EINECS
204-662-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3CO2CH2CH2CH(CH3)2
Formula Weight
130.19
Melting point
-78°
Boiling Point
142°
Flash Point
25°(77°F)
Density
0.876
Refractive Index
1.400
Solubility
Soluble in alcohol, fixed oils, kerosene and paraffin oil. Insoluble in water, glycerin and propylene glycol.

Applications

It is used as a masking agent, perfuming agent, and solvent in cosmetics industry. Mainly used in flavors and because of its intensive fruity taste especially for fruit flavors such as banana, strawberry, pear, apple and cherry flavors. Traces are used in certain sweet spicy types such as vanilla flavors. Occasionally used in perfumery when a fresh-fruity note is demanded. The major application is the use in nail polish removers and nail polish as a solvent. Isopentyl acetate is a widely employed ester.

Notes

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

Literature References

Toyohisa INOUE, et al. Characterization and Isolation of Mutants Producing Increased Amounts of Isoamyl Acetate Derived from Hygromycin B-Resistant Sake Yeast.Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry.,201276(1), 60-66.

Arikawa Y, et al. Isolation of sake yeast mutants producing a high level of ethyl caproate and/or isoamyl acetate.J Biosci Bioeng.,200090(6), 675-7.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226

Flammable liquid and vapour.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P240-P241-P233-P242-P243-P303+P361+P353-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Keep container tightly closed. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,5111
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.39
TSCA
Yes

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