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Details for: (10.020) Heptano-1,4-lactone

FL No 10.020
In register Yes
Flavis name Heptano-1,4-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 105-21-5
CE No 2253
JECFA N0 225
FEMA No 2539
Systematic name Heptanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, lactone
Synonyms Heptanolide-1,4; gamma-Heptalactone; Heptanolide-(4,1); 4-Hydroxyheptanoic acid, gamma-lactone
Evaluation No further evaluation needed
Needed Tox
Remarks JECFA evaluated gamma-heptalactone (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.