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Details for: (05.189) 2-Hexenal

FL No 05.189
In register Yes
Flavis name 2-Hexenal
Chemical group number 03
Chemical group name α, β-unsaturated (alkene or alkyne) straight-chain and branched-chain aliphatic primary alcohols/aldehydes/acids, acetals and esters with esters containing α, β-unsaturated alcohol and acetal containing α, β-unsaturated alcohols or aldehydes. No aromatic or heteroaromatic moiety as a component of an ester or acetal.
CAS No 505-57-7
CE No 748
JECFA N0 1353?
Systematic name
Evaluation FGE.19
Needed Tox additional data required
Remarks JECFA evaluated 2-hexenal (CASrn 6728-26-3 which refers to the (2E)-isomer). (Z)- or (E)-isomer not specified by CASrn in Register
Ref short JECFA, 2005c
Reference JECFA, 2005c. Evaluation of certain food additives. Sixty-third report of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives. WHO Technical Report Series, no. 928. Geneva, 8-17 June 2004.