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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Hexenyl 2-hexenoate
Synonym(s) cis,trans-3,2 Hexenyl hexanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (Z)-3-Hexenyl (E)-2-hexenoate
JECFA number 1279
CAS number 53398-87-1
FEMA number 3928
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.568
Molecular weight 196.29
Chemical formula C12H20O2
Physical form/odour Clear colourless liquid; fruity aroma
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 114-115° (15 mm Hg)
Assay min % 86%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.453-1.461
Specific gravity 0.897-0.905
Other requirements SC: 3-hexenyl 3-hexenoate, hexenyl hexanoate
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