gamma-Decalactone

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γ-Decalactone
Gamma-Decalactone.svg
Names
IUPAC name
5-Hexyloxolan-2-one
Other names
4-Decanolide; 5-Hexyldihydro-2(3H)-furanone
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.010.813
Properties
C10H18O2
Molar mass 170.25 g·mol−1
Appearance Clear colorless to pale yellow liquid
Boiling point 281 °C (538 °F; 554 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

gamma-Decalactone is a lactone and aroma compound with the chemical formula C10H18O2.[1] It has an intense-peach flavor. It is present naturally in many fruits and fermented products. It is particularly important in the formulation of peach, apricot, and strawberry flavors. It is used as a flavoring for beverages, personal care, pharmaceutical and household goods, as well as a food additive.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pubchem. "gamma-Decalactone | C10H18O2 - PubChem". pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 2016-09-06.
  2. ^ "Gamma-Decalactone". www.worldofchemicals.com. Retrieved 2016-09-06.