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Details for: (05.024) 2-Methyloctanal

FL No 05.024
In register Yes
Flavis name 2-Methyloctanal
Chemical group number 02
Chemical group name Branched-chain primary aliphatic alcohols/aldehydes/acids, acetal and esters with esters containing branched-chain alcohols and acetals containing branched-chain aldehydes. No aromatic or heteroaromatic moiety as a component of an ester or acetal.
CAS No 7786-29-0
CE No 113
JECFA N0 270
FEMA No 2727
Systematic name Octanal, 2-metyl-
Synonyms Methylhexylacetaldehyde; Methyl hexyl acetaldehyde
Evaluation No further evaluation needed
Needed Tox
Ref short JECFA, 1999b
Reference JECFA, 1999b. Evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants. Forty-ninth report of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives. Rome, 17-26 June 1997. WHO Technical Report Series, no. 884. Geneva.