It is used in the food industry as a flavouring agent as it contributes to the flavour of roast beef. It is known to be biochemically produced by the Antrodia camphorata fungus. 3-Methyl-3-octanol is a chiral compound, with each isomer yielding a different flavour.
Clear colorless liquid.
~4.5 (vs air)
~1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
gas chromatography (GC): suitable
0.818 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
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500 Kilograms Per Month
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