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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Nona-2-trans-6-cis-dienal
Synonym(s) 2,6-Nonadienal;trans-2,cis-6-Nonadienal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (2E,6Z)-Nona-2,6-dienal
JECFA number 1186
CAS number 557-48-2
FEMA number 3377
COE number
FLAVIS number 05.058
Molecular weight 138.21
Chemical formula C9H14O
Physical form/odour Slightly yellow liquid; powerful, violet, cucumber
Solubility Soluble in most fixed oils; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 94°
Assay min % 92%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.470-1.475
Specific gravity 0.850-0.870
Other requirements SC: (E,E)-2,6-nonadienal
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