3-Octanone is a natural ketone found in a variety of sources such as plants, herbs and fruits It is used as a flavor and fragrance ingredient. 3-Octanone is a positional isomer of 2-octanone and 4-octanone
|CHEMICAL FORMULA||C8 H16 O|
|Appearance||colorless clear liquid (est)|
|Odar||Musty, mushroom, ketonic, moldy and cheese fermented with a green|
|Assay||98.00 to 100.00|
|Specific gravity||0.81900 to 0.82400 @ 25.00 °C|
|Boiling Point||167.00 to 170.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg|
|Melting Point||-23.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg|
|Vapor pressure||1.504000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)|
|Flash Point||115.00 °F. TCC ( 46.11 °C. )|
|Solubility in||Alcohol, water, 2600 mg/L @ 20 °C (exp)|
|Storage||Store in a cool and dry place.|
medium ,recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
> 4 hour(s) at 100.00 %.
Flavor & fragrances ingredient food additive and synthetic flavoring
It has a role as a human urinary metabolite, an innocent attractant, a fungal metabolite, an antifeedant, a plane metabolite and a biomarker. Food additives permitted for direct addition to food for human consumption.