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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 1,1-Dimethoxy-trans-2-hexene
Synonym(s) trans-2-Hexenal dimethyl acetal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,1-Dimethoxyhex-(2E)-ene
JECFA number 1728
CAS number 18318-83-7
FEMA number 4098
COE number
FLAVIS number 06.072
Molecular weight 144.21
Chemical formula C8H16O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Green fruity aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 158°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.420-1.424
Specific gravity 0.867-0.871
Other requirements