A ketone with the molecular formula C4H8O2, it is naturally found in many dairy products and has an odour reminiscent of butter.
Category Aroma Chemicals
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period n/a
Natural Status EU Natural
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 Custom dilution
Optical Rotation n/a
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.4220 - 1.4320
Specific Gravity @20℃ 1.018 - 1.038
Flash Point ℃ 57°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Sealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.