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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-trans,4-trans-Decadienal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (2E,4E)-Deca-2,4-dienal
JECFA number 1190
CAS number 25152-84-5
FEMA number 3135
COE number
FLAVIS number 05.081
Molecular weight 152.24
Chemical formula C10H16O
Physical form/odour Yellow liquid; powerful, oily, like chicken fat
Solubility soluble in fixed oils; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 104°
Assay min % 89%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.512-1.517
Specific gravity 0.866-0.876
Other requirements SC: mixture of cis cis, cis trans, and trans cis 2,4-decadienals, acetone, isopropanol
ID Test IR