A lactone with the molecular formula C14H26O2, it is found in nature and has a sweet, creamy, oily, fatty, dairy-like odour.
Category Aroma Chemicals
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period n/a
Natural Status Synthetic
Organoleptic Descriptors sweet, Fatty, creamy, dairy, milky, waxy, oily
Common Applications butter, cheese, coconut, cream
Appearance Colourless to pale yellow liquid
Assay min 98%
Optical Rotation n/a
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.4580 - 1.4660
Specific Gravity @20℃ 0.932 - 0.940
Flash Point ℃ 93°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Sealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.