Butyl Caproate

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Butyl Caproate offers a characteristic scent that blends well within a wide array of fragrance compositions. Its nature allows it to infuse perfumes with a smooth, subtly sweet and fruity layer, enhancing the complexity and allure of the final product.

Utilized for its ability to contribute a soft, fruity undertone, it is often incorporated into perfumes that seek a balanced, nuanced fruitiness without overwhelming the senses.

IUPAC Name: butyl hexanoate
CAS Number: 626-82-4
Molecular Formula: C10H20O2
Molecular Weight: 172.26 g/mol
Boiling Point: 208.0 °C (406.40 °F)
Melting Point: -68.4 °C (-91.12 °F)
Class: Ester
Use/s: Scent
1: Butyl hexanoate 2: Butyl caproate 3: Hexanoic acid, butyl ester 4: N-BUTYL HEXANOATE 5: Hexanoic Acid Butyl Ester 6: n-Caproic acid n-butyl ester 7: n-Butyl caproate 8: n-Butyl n-hexanoate 9: FEMA No. 2201
Chemist Says
Scent: Pineapple
Scent profile
Scent profiles are inherently subjective and can significantly differ among individuals, and may also be influenced by the conditions at the time of evaluation. The information provided here is a synthesis of data from diverse sources, including books, cross-references, artificial intelligence analyses, and chemical research sites, aiming to present a comprehensive overview. We've distilled this information to highlight the most frequently observed scent profiles for each molecule or compound, offering a generalized perspective.

1: Fruity, Sweet
2: Sweet, Fruity, Waxy, Apple, Pear
3: Fruity, Pineapple, Wine-like
4: Sweet, fruity scent with an apricot or peach-like nuance.

Butyl Caproate Mass Spectrometry