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Details for: (10.022) Octano-1,4-lactone

FL No 10.022
In register Yes
Flavis name Octano-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 104-50-7
CE No 2274
JECFA N0 226
FEMA No 2796
Systematic name Octanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, lactone
Synonyms gamma-Octalactone; Octanolide-1,4; gamma-n-Butyl-gamma-butyrolactone
Evaluation No further evaluation needed
Needed Tox
Remarks JECFA evaluated gamma-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.