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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring trans-2-Hexenyl pentanoate
Synonym(s) (E)-Hex-2-enyl valerate;trans-2-Hexenyl valerate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hex-2(trans)-enyl valerate
JECFA number 1379
CAS number 56922-74-8
FEMA number 3935
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 184.28
Chemical formula C11H20O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Fruity, winey, apple/pear aroma
Solubility Soluble in fats; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 70° (1 mm Hg)
Assay min % 93%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.431-1.438
Specific gravity 0.873-0.879
Other requirements SC: Propanoic acid, 2-Hexenol