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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring cis-3-Hexenyl cis-3-hexenoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (Z)-Hex-3-enyl (Z)-hex-3-enoate
JECFA number 336
CAS number 61444-38-0
FEMA number 3689
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 196.29
Chemical formula C12H20O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid, with a green grass, green tomato odour
Solubility insoluble in water, soluble in fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 112° (12 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.452
Specific gravity 0.897-0.903
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