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Details for: (07.019) Octan-2-one

FL No 07.019
In register Yes
Flavis name Octan-2-one
Chemical group number 05
Chemical group name Saturated and unsaturated aliphatic secondary alcohols/ketones/ketals/esters with esters containing secondary alcohols. No aromatic or heteroaromatic moiety as a component of an ester or ketal.
CAS No 111-13-7
CE No 153
JECFA N0 288
FEMA No 2802
Systematic name 2-Octanone
Synonyms Methyl hexyl ketone; n-Hexyl methyl ketone; Hexyl methyl ketone; Octan-2-one
Evaluation No further evaluation needed
Needed Tox
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.