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(Z)-4-hexenal
cis-4-hexenal

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Name:(Z)-hex-4-enal
CAS Number: 4634-89-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
% from:90.00% to 98.00%
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:225-058-6
FDA UNII:Z3S58SB58N
Nikkaji Web:J297.860A
CoE Number:10337
XlogP3-AA:1.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:98.14490000
Formula:C6 H10 O
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Also(can) Contains:(E)-4-hexenal 1.00% to 8.00%
EFSA/JECFA Comments:
JECFA evaluated cis-4-hexenal (CASrn as in Register). CASrn in Register refers to the (Z)-isomer. Register name to be changed to Hex-4Z-enal.
Category:flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:319 cis-4-hexenal
FLAVIS Number:05.113 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:05.113 hex-4Z-enal
FEMA Number:3496 cis-4-hexenal
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: CIS-4-HEXENAL
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00 sum of isomers
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.95800 to 0.97100 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.972 to 8.080
Refractive Index:1.42800 to 1.43200 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 73.00 to 75.00 °C. @ 100.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:11.264000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 64.00 °F. TCC ( 17.78 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.471 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, slightly
 water, 5261 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
(Z)-hex-4-enal
Parchem
(Z)-4-hexen-1-al
Chemical Sources Association
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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
 
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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: flavoring agents
Recommendation for (Z)-4-hexenal usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.024 (μg/capita/day)
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: 10
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: -0.20000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: -0.20000
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: -0.20000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
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):

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 6 (FGE.06): Straight-and branched-chain aliphatic unsatured primary alcohols, aldehydes, carboxylic acids, and esters from chemical groups 1 and 4
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Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC) on a request from the Commission related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 5: Esters of 23 branched- and straight-chain aliphatic saturated primary alcohols and of one secondary alcohol, and 24 branched- and straight-chain unsaturated carboxylic acids from chemical groups 1, 2, and 5
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 6, Revision 1 (FGE.06Rev1) - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 5, Revision 2 (FGE.05Rev2): Branched- and straight-chain unsaturated carboxylic acids and esters of these with aliphatic saturated alcohols from chemical groups 1, 2, 3 and 5
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EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):4634-89-3
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :11094547
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
(Z)-hex-4-enal
Chemidplus:0004634893
 
References:
 (Z)-hex-4-enal
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:4634-89-3
Pubchem (cid):11094547
Pubchem (sid):135264098
 
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
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB40271
FooDB:FDB019989
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
Potential Uses:
None Found
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 onion
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 watermelon fruit
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Synonyms:
(4Z)-hex-4-enal
(Z)-hex-4-enal
 hex-4Z-enal
(4Z)-hexen-1-al
(Z)-4-hexen-1-al
cis-4-hexen-1-al
cis-4-hexenal
4-hexenal, (4Z)-
4-hexenal, (Z)-
4-hexenal, cis-
 
 
Notes:
Present in onion. Flavouring ingredient
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