INTRODUCTION

Valeraldehyde, an aliphatic compound, is a colorless liquid with intense, clinging odor. It is naturally abundant in many essential oils. Apart from being an aroma chemical itself, it is applied to synthesize downstream products that are F&F chemicals and intermediates.

Manufacture

The aldehyde is produced on large scale by hydroformylation of Raffinate-2 / butene-1 with syngas.  An alternate syngas hydroformylation process with ethylene is also used, whereby the by-product is propionaldehyde.

SynonymsPentanal
Amyl aldehyde
CAS no.110-62-3
EINECS no.203-784-4
Molecular formulaC5H10O
Molecular weight86.13
Structure

APPLICATIONS

Flavors and FragrancesPentanal is an aroma ingredient. When diluted, it emits dry fruity undertone that is responsible for its use in flavors.
Valeraldehyde is consumed in the process to manufacture methyl dihydrojasmonate, a diffusive aroma compound, with odor like jasmine.
IntermediatesThe aldehyde is raw material for production of Amyl alcohol & Valeric acid
OthersValeraldehyde is cited to have a role in manufacturing of some resins, and it also acts as rubber accelerator.

SPECIFICATIONS

TestUnitSpecifications
AppearanceColorless to yellowish liquid
Assay%Min 99.0

STORAGE
The product is stored at ambient temperature.

PACKING
160 kg UN approved MS drum.

REACH Status
Not registered yet.

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