Agent Name

Methyl 2-oxo-3-methylpentanoate

CAS Number

3682-42-6

Formula

C7-H12-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methyl 2-keto-3-methylvalerate; Methyl 3-methyl-2-oxopentanoate; Methyl 3-methyl-2-oxovalerate; Pentanoic acid, 3-methyl-2-oxo-, methyl ester; Valeric acid, 3-methyl-2-oxo-, methyl ester; [ChemIDplus] Methyl 2-oxo-3-methylvalerate; [JECFA]

Category

Esters, Other

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA]

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