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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Decenal
Synonym(s) 2-Decen-1-al;Decenaldehyde;Decylenic aldehyde;3-Heptyl acrolein
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Dec-2-enal
JECFA number 1349
CAS number 3913-71-1
FEMA number 2366
COE number
FLAVIS number 05.076
Molecular weight 154.25
Chemical formula C10H18O
Physical form/odour Colourless to slightly yellow liquid; Powerful waxy, orange aroma
Solubility Soluble in most fixed oils; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 229°
Assay min % 92% (sum of cis/trans isomers)
Acid value max 10
Refractive index 1.452-1.458
Specific gravity 0.836-0.846
Other requirements SC: 2-Decenoic acid
ID Test IR