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Details for: (09.532) Methyl 3-hydroxyhexanoate

FL No 09.532
In register Yes
Flavis name Methyl 3-hydroxyhexanoate
Chemical group number 09
Chemical group name Primary aliphatic saturated or unsaturated alcohols/aldehydes/ acids/acetals/esters with a second primary, secondary or tertiary oxygenated functional group including aliphatic lactones.
CAS No 21188-58-9
CE No 10812
JECFA N0 600
FEMA No 3508
Systematic name Hexanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-, methyl ester
Synonyms Methyl 3-hydroxycaproate; Methyl beta-hydroxycaproate; Methyl beta-hydroxyhexanoate
Evaluation No further evaluation needed
Needed Tox
Remarks JECFA evaluated methyl 3-hydroxyhexanoate (CASrn as in Register). (R)- or (S)- enantiomer not specified by Register CASrn
Ref short JECFA, 2000b
Reference JECFA, 2000b. Evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants. Fifty-third meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives. WHO Technical Report Series no. 896. Geneva, 1-10 June 1999.*