Unless you know Ester this won’t make much sense. But, I’ve finally picked an ester for the lady. (whom I am very excited to draw)
Methyl pentanoate, commonly known as methyl valerate, is the methyl] ester of pentanoic acid (valeric acid) with a fruity odor. It is marketed under the trade name Validol as a sedative. It is also used in the manufacture of plastics and as an insecticide.
Methyl pentanoate is commonly used in fragrances, beauty care, soap, laundry detergents at levels of 0.1 – 1%. In a very pure form (greater than 99.5%) it is used as a plasticizer in plastics.
Validol has a moderate vascular dilatative action and sedative properties and is commonly used as a medication in Eastern Europe as a treatment against nausea, mild heart disorders (cardalgia), motion sickness (including seasickness), nervousness and heartaches.
Methyl pentanoate IUPAC name Methyl pentanoate Other names Methyl valerate Identifiers CAS number [624-24-8] SMILES CCCCC(=O)OC Properties Molecular formula C6H12O2 Molar mass 116.16 g/mol Density 0.89 g/cm3 Melting point <25 °C Boiling point 126 °C