2-Pentanone

CAS RN:107-87-9

Major Uses

Synthetic flavor ingredient
Solvent, substitute for diethyl ketone, flavoring.
Solvent
Int for cosmetics & pharmaceuticals; solvent for surface coatings, in lacquers & in lacquer removers
Reported uses (ppm): (FEMA, 1994)
Reported uses (ppm): (FEMA, 1994)

Food Category Usual Max.
Baked goods 0.58 0.58
Condiments, relishes 0.30 0.40
Frozen dairy 0.51 0.55
Gelatins, puddings 1.00 1.00
Meat products 0.88 2.37
Nonalcoholic beverages 1.01 1.70
Soft candy 0.51 0.55
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