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Details for: (10.003) Hexadec-6-eno-1,16-lactone

FL No 10.003
In register Yes
Flavis name Hexadec-6-eno-1,16-lactone
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 7779-50-2
CE No 180
JECFA N0 240
FEMA No 2555
Systematic name 6-Hexadecenoic acid, 16-hydroxy-, lactone
Synonyms Ambrettolide; omega-6-hexadecenlactone; 16-Hydroxy-7-hexadecenoic acid lactone; Cyclohexadecen-7-olide; 6-Hexadecenolide
Evaluation No further evaluation needed
Needed Tox
Remarks JECFA evaluated omega-6-hexadecenlactone (CASrn as in Register). (R)- or (S)-enantiomer not specified by Register CASrn
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.