(E)-2-hexen-1-yl butyrate
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      142 trans-2-HEXENYL BUTYRATE ≥94.0%, Kosher
      Adds fruity (berry) notes to fragrances.
      Strawberry, tea, fruit, green, mint flavors.
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      trans-2-HEXENYL BUTYRATE
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      W392618 trans-2-Hexenyl butyrate Kosher
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[(E)-hex-2-enyl] butanoate (Click)
CAS Number: 53398-83-7
ECHA EC Number: 258-515-3
MDL: MFCD00036546
FEMA Number: 3926
CoE Number: 9396
XlogP3-AA: 2.80 (est)
Molecular Weight: 170.25186000
Formula: C10 H18 O2
NMR Predictor: Predict
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring: 1375  trans-2-hexenyl butyrate
Flavis Number: 09.396 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings: 09.396  (E)-hex-2-enyl butyrate

FEMA Number: 3926  (E)-2-hexenyl butyrate
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity: 0.87800 to 0.88800 @  25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.306 to  7.389
Refractive Index: 1.42800 to 1.43500 @  20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 191.00 to  193.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure: 0.137000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density: >1 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 162.00 °F. TCC ( 72.22 °C. )
logP (o/w): 3.636 (est)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: green
Odor Strength: medium
Odor Description:
at 100.00 %. 
green orchid fruity apple grassy banana
Odor Description:
at 1.00 %.  
Green, ripe fruity with apple and fermented banana notes and a fatty nuance, becoming green grassy on dryout
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 25, No. 5, 72, (2000)
Taste Description:
at 1.00 - 10.00 ppm. 
Green, oily, fresh fruity with a full mouth feel
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 25, No. 5, 72, (2000)
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Cosmetic Information:
CosIng: cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: perfuming agents
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Apiscent Labs
Odor: Green, fruity, leafy odor brings green effect in herbal note
Augustus Oils
trans 2 Hexenyl Butyrate
Bedoukian Research
≥94.0%, Kosher
Odor: Green, fruity, sweet
Use: Adds fruity (berry) notes to fragrances.
Flavor: green
Strawberry, tea, fruit, green, mint flavors.
Citrus and Allied Essences
trans-2-Hexenyl Butyrate
Market Report
De Monchy Aromatics
trans-2-Hexenyl Butyrate
≥97.00% (sum of isomers), NI, Kosher
Odor: Apple, Fruity, Green, Ripe
Use: Suggested Uses: Apple, Apricot, Cheese, Dairy Products, Hard Fruits, Herbal Flavours, Peach, Soft Fruits, Strawberry
Indukern F&F
Inoue Perfumery
Lluch Essence
Penta International
Penta International
Penta International
trans-2-HEXENYL BUTYRATE, Kosher
Penta International
trans-2-HEXENYL BUTYRATE, Kosher
Reincke & Fichtner
trans-2-Hexenyl Butyrate
SAFC Global
trans-2-Hexenyl butyrate
Odor: apple; cheese; green; meaty
Trans-2-Hexenyl Butyrate
Odor: Fruity, Green, Ripe
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Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
  R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
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:
  oral-rat LD50  > 5000 mg/kg
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 25, No. 5, 72, (2000)

Dermal Toxicity:
  skin-rabbit LD50 > 5000 mg/kg
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 25, No. 5, 72, (2000)

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): 4.00 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: I
Recommendation for (E)-2-hexen-1-yl butyrate usage levels up to:
  5.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
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 on the "Resources" link.
publication number: 19. Update in publication number(s): 20
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 7.2000040.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 5.0000010.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 5.0000010.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: 20.0000050.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: 10.0000020.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 5.0000020.00000
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: 5.0000020.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 10.0000020.00000
imitation dairy: 5.000005.00000
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: 0.500001.00000
meat products: --
milk products: 5.0000020.00000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: 10.0000020.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: 0.500001.00000
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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
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Chemicalize.org: Calculate predicted properties
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 53398-83-7
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WGK Germany: 2
 [(E)-hex-2-enyl] butanoate
Chemidplus: 0053398837
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 [(E)-hex-2-enyl] butanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 53398-83-7
Pubchem (cid): 5352461
Pubchem (sid): 135061335
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Other Information:
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
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(IUPAC): Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS): View
Export Tariff Code: 2915.60.0000
VCF-Online: VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
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Potential Blenders and core components note
 allyl cyclohexyl acetateFL/FR
 allyl heptanoateFL/FR
 allyl propionateFL/FR
isoamyl isovalerateFL/FR
isoamyl propionateFL/FR
 amyl valerateFL/FR
isoamyl valerateFL/FR
 ethyl methyl mercaptopropionateFL/FR
 furfuryl isovalerateFL
 pineapple hydroxyhexanoateFL/FR
isopropyl butyrateFL/FR
 propyl heptanoateFL/FR
 propyl isobutyrateFL/FR
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Potential Uses:
 tea blackFL
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Natural Occurrence in: note
 chermoya fruit
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 chicken fat
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 cranberry high bush cranberry
 grape cherimoya grape
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 lovage root
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 tea black tea
 witch hazel leaf oil @ 0.14%
Data  GC  GRIN Trop Picture
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 butanoic acid (2E)-2-hexen-1-yl ester
(E)-butanoic acid 2-hexen-1-yl ester
 butanoic acid, (2E)-2-hexen-1-yl ester
 butanoic acid, (2E)-2-hexenyl ester
 butanoic acid, 2-hexenyl ester, (E)-
 butyric acid trans-2-hexenyl ester
 butyric acid trans-hex-2-en-1-yl ester
(2E)-hex-2-en-1-yl butanoate
(2E)-hex-2-en-1-yl butyrate
(E)-hex-2-enyl butanoate
(E)-hex-2-enyl butyrate
[(E)-hex-2-enyl] butanoate
(E)-2-hexen-1-yl butanoate
trans-2-hexen-1-yl butanoate
(E)-2-hexen-1-yl butyrate
trans-2-hexen-1-yl butyrate
(E)-2-hexenyl butyrate
T2 hexenyl butyrate
trans-2-hexenyl butyrate
trans-2-hexenyl butyrate natural 1% in ethyl alcohol
trans-2-hexenyl butyrate natural 5% in ethyl alcohol
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Soluble in:
 water, 52.1 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
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