Alfa Aesar 4-Mercapto-4-methyl-2-pentanone, 98%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar H3169306
4-Mercapto-4-methyl-2-pentanone is one of the most strongly contributing odorants in the volatile fraction of a Japanese green tea (sen-cha) infusion, and on the basis of the results of an aroma extract dilution analysis. 4-mercapto-4-methyl-2-pentanone in the grapefruit/sulfury group was found in reconstituted concentrate after thermal concentration.
Soluble in water.
Air Sensitive. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: MERCAPTANS, LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
TSCA : TSCA
Recommended Storage : −30° to −10°C