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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring trans-6-Octenal
Synonym(s) (E)-6-Octenal; (6E)-Octenal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (E)-Oct-6-enal
JECFA number 2240
CAS number 63196-63-4
FEMA number 4787
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 126.20
Chemical formula C8H14O
Physical form/odour Colorless oil/Green melon-like aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 171-172ºC
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.4377
Specific gravity 0.8536 (20 ºC)
Other requirements
ID Test 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR