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Details for: (09.044) Pentyl butyrate

FL No 09.044
In register Yes
Flavis name Pentyl butyrate
Chemical group number 01
Chemical group name Straight-chain primary aliphatic alcohols/aldehydes/acids, acetals and esters with esters containing saturated alcohols and acetals containing saturated aldehydes. No aromatic or heteroaromatic moiety as a component of an ester or acetal.
CAS No 540-18-1
CE No 270
JECFA N0 152
FEMA No 2059
Systematic name Butanoic acid, pentyl ester
Synonyms Amyl butyrate; Amyl butanoate
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.