Pentyl pentanoate

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pentyl pentanoate
Pentyl pentanoate
Names
IUPAC name
Pentyl pentanoate
Identifiers
2173-56-0 YesY
ChemSpider 56216 N
EC number 218-528-7
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 62433
Properties
C10H20O2
Molar mass 172.27 g·mol−1
Density 0.874 g/cm3
Boiling point 207 °C (405 °F; 480 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
 N verify (what isYesY/N?)
Infobox references

Pentyl pentanoate (C4H9COOC5H11) 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. it can be used for a variety of chemical uses, such as in the production of flavoured products, like sweets.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Good Scent Company