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quassia amara wood extract
quassia wood extract (quassia amara)

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Name:quassia amara l. wood extract
CAS Number: 84604-10-4
ECHA EC Number:283-287-7
FDA UNII:S5249Q85HW
Category:cosmetic and flavor agents
 
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FEMA Number:2971 quassia wood extract (quassia amara)
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):68915-32-2 ; QUASSIA, EXTRACT (PICRASMA EXCELSA (SW.) PLANCH OR QUASSIA AMARA L.)
FDA Regulation:
FDA PART 172 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
Subpart F--Flavoring Agents and Related Substances
Sec. 172.510 Natural flavoring substances and natural substances used in conjunction with flavors.
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:amber to dark amber liquid (est)
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.93800 to 0.98800 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.805 to 8.221
Refractive Index:1.36290 to 1.37090 @ 20.00 °C.
Shelf Life: 6.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
Storage:store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Flavor Type: earthy
earthy bitter
Taste Description: earthy bitter
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Frutarom
QUASSIA EXTRACT (EU)
Taste Description:Earthy, Bitter
Alfrebro
Quassia Extract
Odor Description:Hay Green
Taste Description:woody
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: denaturants
skin conditioning
tonic
 
Suppliers:
Alfrebro
Quassia Extract
Odor: Hay Green
Bell Flavors & Fragrances
Quassia Extract Natural
Frutarom
QUASSIA EXTRACT (EU)
Flavor: Earthy, Bitter
Naturex
Quassia Extract
NAT arom®, liquid or powder forms
Omega Ingredients
Quassia kiiNote®
Omega Ingredients
Quassia kiiNote®
Penta International
QUASSIA SOLID EXTRACT (No Caramel Color)
Penta International
QUASSIA SOLID EXTRACT
Vege Tech
quassia extract
 
Safety Information:
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: cosmetic and flavor agents
Recommendation for quassia amara wood extract usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 3
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -50.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -3.40000
beverages(alcoholic): -3.40000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for Quassia amara L. wood extract for use in plant protection as insecticide and repellent
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quassia amara l. wood extract
Chemidplus:0084604104
 
References:
 quassia amara l. wood extract
Pubchem (sid):135284823
 
Other Information:
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
Export Tariff Code:1302.19.0000
Wikipedia:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
Potential Uses:
 astringents
FLbeverage
 dandruff control
 denaturants
FLtonic
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 quassia amara
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Synonyms:
bitter ash wood extract
 bitter wood extract
 bitterwood extract
 extract of the wood of the bitterwood, quassia amara l., simarubaceae
 quassia alatifolia wood extract
 quassia amara fo. paniculata wood extract
 quassia amara var. grandiflora wood extract
 quassia amara var. paniculata wood extract
 quassia extract natural
 quassia kiinote (Omega)
 quassia officinalis wood extract
 quassia root extract
 quassia wood extract (quassia amara)
 

Articles:

PubMed:Phagodeterrence by Quassia amara (Simaroubaceae) wood extract fractions on Hypsipyla grandella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larvae.
PubMed:Liquid chromatography electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometric determination of quassin and neoquassin in fruits and vegetables.
PubMed:Final report of the safety assessment of Alcohol Denat., including SD Alcohol 3-A, SD Alcohol 30, SD Alcohol 39, SD Alcohol 39-B, SD Alcohol 39-C, SD Alcohol 40, SD Alcohol 40-B, and SD Alcohol 40-C, and the denaturants, Quassin, Brucine Sulfate/Brucine, and Denatonium Benzoate.
PubMed:From Tonic-cups to Bitter-cups: Kwasi bita beker from Suriname Determination, past and present use of an ancient galenic artefact.
PubMed:Antiulcerogenic activity of four extracts obtained from the bark wood of Quassia amara L. (Simaroubaceae).
PubMed:[Pharmacologic activity of the aqueous wood extract from Quassia amara (Simarubaceae) on albino rats and mice].
PubMed:Antifertility activity of Quassia amara in male rats - in vivo study.
PubMed:Antifertility activity of Quassia amara: quassin inhibits the steroidogenesis in rat Leydig cells in vitro.
PubMed:2-Methoxycanthin-6-one: A New Alkaloid from the Stem Wood of Quassia amara.
PubMed:Larvicidal efficacy of Quassin against Culex quinquefasciatus.
PubMed:New Canthin-6-one Alkaloids from Quassia amara.
PubMed:Indole Alkaloids from Quassia amara.
PubMed:[A new amarid 18-oxyquaxine, isolated from Quassia amara].
 
Notes:
Cosmetic hair care use for conditioning, adding shine and dandruff control.
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