Pentyl pentanoate

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Pentyl pentanoate
Pentyl pentanoate
IUPAC name
Pentyl pentanoate
2173-56-0 YesY
ChemSpider 56216 N
EC Number 218-528-7
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PubChem 62433
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).
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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.


  1. ^ The Good Scent Company