Pentyl pentanoate

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.

Pentyl pentanoate
Names
IUPAC name
Pentyl pentanoate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.016.844
EC Number
  • 218-528-7
Properties
C10H20O2
Molar mass 172.268 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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