Fl@vouring substances

Details for: (07.052) Diacetyl

FL No 07.052
In register Yes
Flavis name Diacetyl
Chemical group number 10
Chemical group name Secondary aliphatic saturated or unsaturated alcohols/ketones/ketals/esters with a second secondary or tertiary oxygenated functional group.
CAS No 431-03-8
CE No 752
JECFA N0 408
FEMA No 2370
Systematic name Butane-2,3-dione
Synonyms Dimethyl diketone; Biacetyl; 2,3-diketobutane; 2,3-Butanedione; Dimethylglyoxal
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.