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Details for: (07.077) Hexan-3,4-dione

FL No 07.077
In register Yes
Flavis name Hexan-3,4-dione
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 4437-51-8
CE No 2255
JECFA N0 413
FEMA No 3168
Systematic name 3,4-Hexanedione
Synonyms Dipropionyl; 3,4-Dioxohexane; Diethyl-alpha,beta-di-ketone
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.