A ketone with the molecular formula C4H8O2, it is naturally found in many dairy products and has an odour reminiscent of butter. A full range of custom dilutions are available upon request.
Category Aroma Chemicals
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period n/a
Natural Status Synthetic
Organoleptic Descriptors sweet, Fatty, buttery, creamy, dairy, milky
Common Applications apple, banana, butter, caramel, cheese, coconut, milk, strawberry
Appearance Colourless to pale yellow liquid
Assay min. 50%
Optical Rotation n/a
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.4220 - 1.4320
Specific Gravity @20℃ 1.018 - 1.038
Flash Point ℃ 56°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Full sealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.