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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring trans-2-Hexenyl butyrate
Synonym(s) (E)-Hex-2-enyl butyrate;trans-2-Hexenyl butanoate;(E)-Hexenyl butanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hex-2-enyl butyrate
JECFA number 1375
CAS number 53398-83-7
FEMA number 3926
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.396
Molecular weight 170.25
Chemical formula C10H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Fruity, green aroma
Solubility Soluble in fats; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 190°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.429-1.435
Specific gravity 0.882-0.888
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