Product Specification

Product: Isovaleraldehyde, Natural (Organic Compliant)
   Synonyms: 3-METHYLBUTYRALDEHYDE, ISOAMYL ALDEHYDE
   Product Number: 0269200NAT
   FEMA Number: 2692
   CAS Number: 590-86-3

Organeoleptic and Physical Properties
   Appearance: COLORLESS TO PALE YELLOW TRANSLUCENT LIQUID
   Sensory Properties: CHOCOLATE/COCOA UPON DILUTION; RANCID, SWEATY, PUNGENT
   Molecular Formula: C5 H10 O
   Molecular Weight: 86.13
   Purity (by G.C.): 98.0% MINIMUM (ISOMERIC MIXTURE OF 3-METHYL AND 2-METHYL BUTYRALDEHYDES)
   Specific Gravity @ 25 C: 0.795 - 0.802
   Refractive Index @ 20 C: 1.388 - 1.391
   Optical Rotation:
   Acid Value: <=10.0
   Melting Point (C): N/A
   Boiling Point (C): 91 - 93
   Flash Point (F) (Closed Cup): 29
   Percent Alcohol (v/v):

Suggested Storage Conditions
  Store at 40 F in tightly sealed original containers. Avoid prolonged exposure to light, heat and air.
Shelf Life: 12 months after the last date of QC approval, or date of shipment, under recommended storage conditions or as otherwise noted.

Additional Data

  Store under Nitrogen Blanket, allow no more than 25% headspace