Taste threshold values
Taste characteristics at 35 ppm: sweet, ethereal, fruity and juicy fruit
Methyl isobutyrate has a fruity (apple–pineapple) odor and a sweet flavor reminiscent of apricot.
Not listed by ACGIH, California
Proposition 65, IARC, NTP, or OSHA.
CLEAR COLOURLESS LIQUID
Methyl isobutyrate has a fruity (apple-pineapple) odor with a sweet
flavor reminiscent of apricot. May be prepared by direct esterification of methanol with isobutyric acid.
ChEBI: The fatty acid methyl ester of isobutyric acid.
Reported found in Russian champagnes and among the volatile components of strawberry juice. Also reported
found in apple juice, banana, kumquat peel oil, blueberry, melon, papaya, pineapple, strawberry, fried potato, starfruit, dill herb,
cherimoya, kiwifruit, loquat, naranjilla fruit and cape gooseberry.
By direct esterification of methanol with isobutyric acid.