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Acetoin



CAS number: 513-86-0
Synonyms: 2,3-butanolone; acetyl methyl carbinol; dimethylketol; gama-hydroxy-beta-oxybutane; 3-hydroxy-2-butanone
Chemical class: Ketones
Industry claims found in: apple, butter, yogurt, asparagus, black currant, blackberry, wheat, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cantaloupe, sour cherry, orange juice, cranberry, pear, raspberry, and strawberry.
Industry claims used in: baked goods, breakfast cereals, candy, cottage cheese, margarine, shortening, frozen dairy desserts, and puddings.
Possible physical or functional effects: Flavoring agents and adjuvants; Other
Properties: industry claims FEMA GRAS; industry claims FDA GRAS; used in cigarettes; used in smokeless tobacco
Toxicology: Moderate skin irritant; heated to decomp., emits acrid smoke and fumes