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Details for: (10.015) Octano-1,5-lactone

FL No 10.015
In register Yes
Flavis name Octano-1,5-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 698-76-0
CE No 2195
JECFA N0 228
FEMA No 3214
Systematic name Octanoic acid, 5-hydroxy-, lactone
Synonyms 5-Hydroxyoctanoic acid lactone; delta-Octalactone; Tetrahydro-6-propyl-5-hydroxy-2H-pyran-2-one
Evaluation No further evaluation needed
Needed Tox
Remarks JECFA evaluated delta-octalactone (CASrn as in Register). Register CASrn refers to the racemate
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.