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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring trans-2-Hexenyl propionate
Synonym(s) (E)-2-Hexenyl propanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hex-2(trans)-enyl propionate
JECFA number 1378
CAS number 53398-80-4
FEMA number 3932
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.395
Molecular weight 156.23
Chemical formula C9H16O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Fruity, ripe apple-pear aroma
Solubility Soluble in fats; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 91° (20 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.426-1.433
Specific gravity 0.885-0.895
Other requirements