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Details for: (08.061) 5-Methylhexanoic acid

FL No 08.061
In register Yes
Flavis name 5-Methylhexanoic acid
Chemical group number 02
Chemical group name Branched-chain primary aliphatic alcohols/aldehydes/acids, acetal and esters with esters containing branched-chain alcohols and acetals containing branched-chain aldehydes. No aromatic or heteroaromatic moiety as a component of an ester or acetal.
CAS No 628-46-6
CE No 10142
JECFA N0 266
FEMA No 3572
Systematic name Hexanoic acid, 5-methyl-
Synonyms Isoheptanoic acid; Isovenanthic acid; Isoamyl acetic acid
Evaluation No further evaluation needed
Needed Tox
Ref short JECFA, 1999b
Reference JECFA, 1999b. Evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants. Forty-ninth report of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives. Rome, 17-26 June 1997. WHO Technical Report Series, no. 884. Geneva.