Fresh green topnotes.
  • Bedoukian Research
    • Bedoukian Research, Inc.
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      Working closely with our customers to meet their requirements.
      Paul Bedoukian founded the company to fill a niche as a supplier of high quality specialty aroma and flavor ingredients. In 1975 the company began manufacturing insect pheromones which are chemically similar to flavor and fragrance ingredients. Today, Bedoukian Research offers more than 450 Aroma Chemicals and 50 Insect Pheromones, while also providing custom manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and specialty chemical industries.
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      166 cis-2-HEXEN-1-OL ≥92.0% (cis), Kosher
      For fresh green topnotes in fragrance applications.
      This material has a fresher greenness than trans-2-hexenol and can also be used to enhance brandy flavors.
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    • Penta International Corporation
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      For over 30 years, Penta Manufacturing Company has played a growing role in worldwide chemistry innovations and applications. As an industry leader, Penta continues to pioneer chemistry-based solutions for practically every area of commerce. Our products and expertise have helped fuel technical advances in dozens of commercial applications including flavoring, coloring, fragrances and chemical processes.
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      W392405 cis-2-Hexen-1-ol ≥90%, Kosher
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(Z)-hex-2-en-1-ol (Click)
CAS Number: 928-94-9
% from: 90.00% to 98.00%
ECHA EC Number: 213-190-7
Beilstein Number: 1719708
MDL: MFCD00063209
FEMA Number: 3924
CoE Number: 69
XlogP3-AA: 1.40 (est)
Molecular Weight: 100.16084000
Formula: C6 H12 O
NMR Predictor: Predict
Also(can) Contains: (E)-2-hexen-1-ol 0.10% to 8.00%
EFSA/JECFA Comments: At least 92%; secondary component 3-4% hex-2(trans)-en-1-ol. (EFSA)
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring: 1374  (Z)-2-hexen-1-ol
Flavis Number: 02.156 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings: 02.156  hex-2(cis)-en-1-ol

FEMA Number: 3924  (Z)-2-hexen-1-ol
FDA Mainterm: (Z)-2-HEXEN-1-OL
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 92.00 to 100.00 % sum of isomers
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity: 0.84500 to 0.85300 @  25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.031 to  7.098
Refractive Index: 1.43700 to 1.44500 @  20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 166.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 65.00 °C. @ 0.50 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure: 0.873000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density: >1 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 130.00 °F. TCC ( 54.44 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.755 (est)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: green
Odor Strength: high ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
Odor Description:
at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
fresher than the trans-2-hexenol green leafy fruity
Odor Description:
at 1.00 %.  
Impacting fresh vegetative, slightly fatty with a green bean note, witch hazel and fusel alcoholic with a whiskey nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 25, No. 5, 72, (2000)
Taste Description:
at 5.00 - 50.00 ppm. 
Green vegetative and herbal, raw green beans, tomato and potato with a fusel winey nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 25, No. 5, 72, (2000)
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Cosmetic Information:
None found
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Bedoukian Research
≥92.0% (cis), Kosher
Odor: An odor similar to cis-3-hexenol, with a brandy nuance
Use: For fresh green topnotes in fragrance applications.
Flavor: green
This material has a fresher greenness than trans-2-hexenol and can also be used to enhance brandy flavors.
CTC Organics
Penta International
SAFC Global
≥90%, Kosher
Odor: alcohol; almond; apple; vegetable; green; wine-like; pepper
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
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Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
  R 10 - Flammable.
R 38 - Irritating to skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 16 - Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
S 24 - Avoid contact with skin.
S 36 - Wear suitable protective clothing.
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
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
  Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
  Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
  Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): ND (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 10.00 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: I
Recommendation for (Z)-2-hexen-1-ol usage levels up to:
  0.5000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
Recommendation for (Z)-2-hexen-1-ol flavor usage levels up to:
  50.0000 ppm in the finished product.
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Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa): Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):
EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF)
page or pdf
EPI System: View
Chemicalize.org: Calculate predicted properties
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 928-94-9
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WISER: UN 1987
WGK Germany: 3
Chemidplus: 0000928949
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NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 928-94-9
Pubchem (cid): 5324489
Pubchem (sid): 135028157
Flavornet: 928-94-9
Pherobase Floral: View
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Other Information:
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos: The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc: Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC): Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS): View
Export Tariff Code: 2905.29.9000
VCF-Online: VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider: View
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Potential Blenders and core components note
alpha-benzylidene methionalFL
 dihydroxyacetophenone (mixed isomers)FL
 dodecanal dimethyl acetalFL/FR
2-ethyl-4,5-dimethyl oxazoleFL
 furfuryl hexanoateFL
 grapefruit menthaneFL/FR
 guaiyl acetateFL/FR
 heptanal cyclic propylene acetalFL/FR
2-heptyl furanFL/FR
 hexanal (aldehyde C-6)FL/FR
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl (E)-crotonateFL/FR
 hexyl (E)-2-hexenoateFL
alpha-hexyl cinnamaldehyde dimethyl acetalFR
2-methyl thiazoleFL
4-(methyl thio) butanolFL
3-(methyl thio) hexanolFL/FR
3-(5-methyl-2-furyl) butanalFL
(E)-2-octen-1-yl acetateFL/FR
 octen-1-yl cyclopentanoneFL/FR
2-propyl pyrazineFL
isopropyl tiglateFL/FR
2-isopropyl-3-(methyl thio) pyrazineFL
 propylene glycol acetone ketalFL
 reseda acetalFR
 tropical thiazoleFL/FR
 undecanal (aldehyde C-11 undecylic)FL/FR
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Potential Uses:
 currant blackFR
 pepper greenFL
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Natural Occurrence in: note
 apple cooked apple
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 cherry sour cherry
 currant black currant
GRIN Trop Picture
 guava leaf oil cuba @ trace%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
 hop oil
GRIN Trop Picture
 kiwi fruit
GRIN Trop Picture
 potato french fried potato
GRIN Trop Picture
 star fruit oil cuba @ trace%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
 tea black tea
 wine red wine
 wine white wine
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2-hexen-1-ol, (2Z)-
2-hexen-1-ol, (Z)-
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PubMed: Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Aedes albopictus to certain acids and alcohols present in human skin emanations.
PubMed: Comparison of trap types and colors for capturing emerald ash borer adults at different population densities.
PubMed: Atmospheric pressure chemical ionisation mass spectrometry analysis linked with chemometrics for food classification - a case study: geographical provenance and cultivar classification of monovarietal clarified apple juices.
PubMed: Characterization of olfactory receptor neurons for pheromone candidate and plant volatile compounds in the clover root weevil, Sitona lepidus.
PubMed: Flavor of cold-hardy grapes: impact of berry maturity and environmental conditions.
PubMed: Composition of essential oil from aerial and underground parts of Geum rivale and G. urbanum growing in Poland.
PubMed: Attractant and disruptant semiochemicals for Dendroctonus jeffreyi (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae).
PubMed: Effects of exposure to plant-derived odorants on behavior and the concentration of stress-related hormones in steers isolated under a novel environment.
PubMed: Gold nanoparticles-peptide based gas sensor arrays for the detection of food aromas.
PubMed: Efficacy of "Verbenone Plus" for protecting ponderosa pine trees and stands from Dendroctonus brevicomis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attack in British Columbia and California.
PubMed: Enhancement of volatile aglycone recovery facilitated by acid hydrolysis of glucosides from Nicotiana flower species.
PubMed: Electroanalytical studies on green leaf volatiles for potential sensor development.
PubMed: Responses of Dendroctonus brevicomis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in behavioral assays: implications to development of a semiochemical-based tool for tree protection.
PubMed: Kinetics studies of the gas-phase reactions of NO3 radicals with series of 1-alkenes, dienes, cycloalkenes, alkenols, and alkenals.
PubMed: Comparison of odor-active compounds in grapes and wines from vitis vinifera and non-foxy American grape species.
PubMed: Aroma evaluation of gamazumi (Viburnum dilatatum) by aroma extract dilution analysis and odour activity value.
PubMed: Green odor and depressive-like state in rats: toward an evidence-based alternative medicine?
PubMed: Volatile composition of pomegranates from 9 Spanish cultivars using headspace solid phase microextraction.
PubMed: Mixture of cis-3-hexenol and trans-2-hexenal attenuates behavioral and stress responses induced by 2,5-dihydro-2,4,5-trimethylthiazoline and electric footshock stress in rats.
PubMed: Volatile composition and sensory quality of Spanish pomegranates (Punica granatum L.).
PubMed: Different patterns of neuronal activities in the infralimbic and prelimbic cortices and behavioral expression in response to two affective odors, 2,5-dihydro-2,4,5-trimethylthiazoline and a mixture of cis-3-hexenol and trans-2-hexenal, in the freely moving rat.
PubMed: Impact of harvesting and processing conditions on green leaf volatile development and phenolics in Concord grape juice.
PubMed: "Green odor" inhalation by stressed rat dams reduces behavioral and neuroendocrine signs of prenatal stress in the offspring.
PubMed: "Green odor" inhalation by rats down-regulates stress-induced increases in Fos expression in stress-related forebrain regions.
PubMed: Effects of environmental novelty on fear-related behavior and stress responses of rats to emotionally relevant odors.
PubMed: Application of zNosetrade mark for the analysis of selected grape aroma compounds.
PubMed: Serotonergic mediation of the antidepressant-like effect of the green leaves odor in mice.
PubMed: Aroma barrier properties of sodium caseinate-based films.
PubMed: Functional morphology of antennal chemoreceptors of the parasitoid Microplitis croceipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae).
PubMed: Biochemical evaluation of borage (Borago officinalis) rosette leaves through their essential oil and fatty acid composition.
PubMed: "Green odor" inhalation reduces the skin-barrier disruption induced by chronic restraint stress in rats: physiological and histological examinations.
PubMed: Antifungal activities of major tea leaf volatile constituents toward Colletorichum camelliae Massea.
PubMed: Potent odorants characterize the aroma quality of leaves and stalks in raw and boiled celery.
PubMed: Nonhost angiosperm volatiles and verbenone disrupt response of western pine beetle, Dendroctonus brevicomis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), to attractant-baited traps.
PubMed: Increased EAG responses of tortricid moths after prolonged exposure to plant volatiles: evidence for octopamine-mediated sensitization.
PubMed: Determination of volatile compounds in grape distillates by solid-phase extraction and gas chromatography.
PubMed: Host-plant finding by the asparagus fly, Plioreocepta poeciloptera (Diptera: Tephritidae), a monophagous, monovoltine tephritid.
PubMed: Developmental and varietal differences in volatile ester formation and acetyl-CoA: alcohol acetyl transferase activities in apple (Malus domestica Borkh.) fruit.
PubMed: Changes in aroma volatile compounds and ethylene production during "Hujingmilu" peach (Prunus persica L.) fruit development.
PubMed: Effect of fat nature and aroma compound hydrophobicity on flavor release from complex food emulsions.
PubMed: Epoxide hydrolase: a mRNA induced by the fungal pathogen Alternaria alternata on rough lemon (Citrus jambhiri Lush).
PubMed: Characterization of a hydroperoxide lyase gene and effect of C6-volatiles on expression of genes of the oxylipin metabolism in Citrus.
PubMed: Activation of the anterior cingulate gyrus by 'Green Odor': a positron emission tomography study in the monkey.
PubMed: Molecular and biochemical characteristics of a gene encoding an alcohol acyl-transferase involved in the generation of aroma volatile esters during melon ripening.
PubMed: Varietal differentiation of red wines in the Valencian region (Spain).
PubMed: Olfactory and quantitative analysis of aroma compounds in elder flower (Sambucus nigra L.) drink processed from five cultivars.
PubMed: [Identification of volatile compounds of hawthorn by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS)].
PubMed: Green leaf volatiles as antiaggregants for the mountain pine beetle,Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).
PubMed: Volatile Products of the Lipoxygenase Pathway Evolved from Phaseolus vulgaris (L.) Leaves Inoculated with Pseudomonas syringae pv phaseolicola.
PubMed: Synthesis of metabolic intermediates of diethylstilbestrol.
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