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Details for: (05.074) 2,6-Dimethylhept-5-enal

FL No 05.074
In register Yes
Flavis name 2,6-Dimethylhept-5-enal
Chemical group number 04
Chemical group name Non-conjugated and accumulated unsaturated straight-chain and branched-chain aliphatic primary alcohols/aldehydes/acids, acetals and esters with esters containing unsaturated alcohols and acetals containing unsaturated alcohols or aldehydes. No aromatic or heteroaromatic moiety as a component of an ester or acetal.
CAS No 106-72-9
CE No 2006
JECFA N0 349
FEMA No 2389
Systematic name 5-Heptenal, 2,6-dimethyl-
Synonyms Melonal; 2,6-Dimethyl-2-hepten-7-al
Evaluation No further evaluation needed
Needed Tox
Remarks JECFA evaluated 2,6-dimethyl-5-heptenal (CASrn as in Register). (R)- or (S)-enantiomer not specified by CASrn in Register
Ref short JECFA, 2000a
Reference JECFA, 2000a. Evaluation of certain food additives. Fifty-first meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives. Geneva, 9-18 June 1998. WHO Technical Report Series, no. 891. Geneva.
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