Pentyl pentanoate

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Pentyl pentanoate
Pentyl pentanoate
CAS number 2173-56-0 YesY
PubChem 62433
ChemSpider 56216 N
EC number 218-528-7
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Molecular formula C10H20O2
Molar mass 172.15 g/mol
Density 0.874 g/cm3
Boiling point 207 °C (405 °F; 480 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Pentyl pentanoate (C4H9COO.C5H11) is an ester used in dilute solution to replicate the scent or flavour of apple, and sometimes pineapple.[1] It is referred to as pentyl valerate or amyl pentanoate using classical nomenclature.


  1. ^ The Good Scent Company