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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 1-Hexen-3-ol
Synonym(s) Vinyl propyl carbinol;Vinyl butan-1-ol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hex-1-en-3-ol
JECFA number 1151
CAS number 4798-44-1
FEMA number 3608
COE number 10220
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 100.16
Chemical formula C6H12O
Physical form/odour Clear, colourless liquid; meat-like
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 133.5-134°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.425-1.431
Specific gravity 0.830-0.836
Other requirements