Fl@vouring substances

Details for: (09.069) Methyl hexanoate

FL No 09.069
In register Yes
Flavis name Methyl hexanoate
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 106-70-7
CE No 319
JECFA N0 1871
FEMA No 2708
Systematic name Hexanoic acid, methyl ester
Synonyms Methyl caproate
Evaluation No further evaluation needed - SCF/COE
Needed Tox
Ref short CoE, 1992
Reference CoE, 1992. Flavouring substances and natural sources of flavourings. 4th Ed. vol. I. Chemically defined flavouring substances. Council of Europe, partial agreement in the social and public health field. Strasbourg.