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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Tridecenal
Synonym(s) 3-Decylacrolein;Tridecen-2-al-1
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Tridec-2-enal
JECFA number 1359
CAS number 7774-82-5
FEMA number 3082
COE number
FLAVIS number 05.078
Molecular weight 196.33
Chemical formula C13H24O
Physical form/odour Colourless or slightly yellowish liquid; Oily, citus aroma
Solubility Soluble in most fixed oils; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 115-118° (10 mm Hg)
Assay min % 92% (sum of cis-trans isomers)
Acid value max 5
Refractive index 1.455-1.461
Specific gravity 0.842-0.862
Other requirements SC: 2-Tridecenoic acid
ID Test IR