• Bedoukian Research
    • Bedoukian Research, Inc.
      Constantly Improving
      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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      220 2,4-HEXADIEN-1-OL (SORBIC ALCOHOL) ≥98.0%, Kosher

      Used primarily in pineapple flavors.
  • CTC Organics
    • CTC Organics
      For More Than 40 Year
      Your source for rare aroma chemicals for the flavor and fragrance industy.
      “The world is run by middle men.” The number of times I have heard Dr. Liu utter those words are innumerable. He loved reciting and recording famous quotes and had many of his own. Among his many talents, Dr. Liu had a unique genius in the area of chemistry. He had an uncanny understanding of the pulse of the chemical industry and was a superb salesman.
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      W01704 2,4-hexadienol
  • Penta International
    • Penta International Corporation
      Chemistry innovation
      At Penta, our products and services help businesses do business better.
      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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      08-21050 2,4-HEXADIEN-1-OL, Kosher
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hexa-2,4-dien-1-ol (Click)
CAS Number: 111-28-4
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg: 203-853-9
MDL: MFCD00002925
CoE Number: 2162
XlogP3-AA: 1.10 (est)
Molecular Weight: 98.14490000
Formula: C6 H10 O
NMR Predictor: Predict
Category: flavoring agents and cosmetic fragrance agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring: 1174  2,4-hexadien-1-ol
Flavis Number: 02.162 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings: 02.162  hexa-2,4-dien-1-ol
FEMA Number: 3922  2,4-hexadien-1-ol
FDA Mainterm: 2,4-HEXADIEN-1-OL
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless solid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity: 0.88000 to 0.90000 @  25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.322 to  7.489
Refractive Index: 1.49000 to 1.51000 @  20.00 °C.
Melting Point: 24.00 to  33.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 90.00 °C. @ 20.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 179.00 to  180.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure: 0.281000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density: >1 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 160.00 °F. TCC ( 71.11 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.083 (est)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: green
Odor Strength: medium ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
 musty  green  sweet  herbal  almond  nutty  
Odor Description:
at 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. 
musty green sweet herbal almond nutty
 musty  green  sweet  marzipan  raw  almond  nutty  vegetable  whiskey  
Odor Description:
at 1.00 %.  
Slight musty and green with a sweet marzipan, raw almond nutty note with a vegetative and a slight whiskey nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 25, No. 5, 72, (2000)
 fruity  tropical  green  vegetable  
Taste Description:
at 10.00 - 40.00 ppm. 
Fruity and tropical with a slight green and vegetative nuance
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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Bedoukian Research
≥98.0%, Kosher
Odor: fresh green, pineapple herbal
Flavor: fruity
Used primarily in pineapple flavors.
CTC Organics
Penta International
2,4-HEXADIEN-1-OL, Kosher
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
For experimental / research use only.
2,4-Hexadien-1-ol >98.0%(GC)
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Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xn - Harmful.
R 21 - Harmful in contact with skin.
R 36/38 - Irritating to skin and eyes.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 20/21 - When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
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.
S 36/39 - Wear suitable clothing and eye/face protection.
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  2140 uL/kg
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 28, Pg. 313, 1974.

Dermal Toxicity:
skin-human TDLo 14 mg/kg
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 34, Pg. 221, 1945.

skin-rabbit LD50 1010 uL/kg
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 28, Pg. 313, 1974.

subcutaneous-rabbit LDLo 5000 mg/kg
Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 34, Pg. 221, 1945.

Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents and cosmetic fragrance agents
Recommendation for 2,4-hexadien-1-ol usage levels up to:
  8.0000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): ND (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.40 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: I
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: 19. Update in publication number(s): 20
Click here to view publication 19
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): 1.000006.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 0.500001.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: 2.000004.00000
confectionery froastings: 0.100001.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 2.000004.00000
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: 0.700002.00000
granulated sugar: 0.073000.07300
gravies: 0.300003.00000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: 1.000002.00000
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 0.100000.50000
snack foods: 0.400000.40000
soft candy: 1.000002.00000
soups: 0.130000.13000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
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Safety References:
Flavor & Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA) reference(s):
The FEMA GRAS assessment of alpha,beta-unsaturated aldehydes and related substances used as flavor ingredients.View pdf
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):
Flavouring Group Evaluation 203: alpha,beta-Unsaturated aliphatic aldehydes and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.1.4 of FGE.19 with two or more conjugated double bonds and with or without additional non-conjugated double bonds
View page or View pdf
Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 203, Revision 1 (FGE.203Rev1): a,-Unsaturated aliphatic aldehydes and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.1.4 of FGE.19 with two or more conjugated double-bonds and with or without additional non-conjugated double-bonds
View page or View pdf
EPI System: View
Chemicalize.org: Calculate predicted properties
Cancer Citations: Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 111-28-4
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WGK Germany: 2
Chemidplus: 0000111284
RTECS: MM3325000 for cas# 111-28-4
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NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 111-28-4
Pubchem (cid): 8104
Pubchem (sid): 134975014
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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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HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database): Search
Export Tariff Code: 2905.22.5050
VCF-Online: VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider: View
Read: Under the conditions of intended use - New developments in the FEMA GRAS program and the safety assessment of flavor ingredients
Read: A GRAS assessment program for flavor ingredients
Read: Sensory testing for flavorings with modifying properties. Food Technology
Read: Criteria for the safety evaluation of flavoring substances
Read: A procedure for the safety evaluation of natural flavor complexes used as ingredients in food: essential oils
Read: FEMA Expert Panel: 30 Years of safety evaluation for the flavor industry
Read: Consumption ratio and food predominance of flavoring materials
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Potential Blenders and core components note
 acetyl acetaldehyde dimethyl acetalFL
2-acetyl furanFL/FR
 acetyl propionylFL/FR
2-acetyl pyrazineFL/FR
3-acetyl pyridineFL/FR
2-acetyl pyrroleFL/FR
2-acetyl thiazoleFL/FR
3-acetyl-2,5-dimethyl furanFL/FR
2-acetyl-3-ethyl pyrazineFL/FR
2-acetyl-3-methyl pyrazineFL/FR
2-acetyl-3,5-dimethyl pyrazineFL/FR
2-acetyl-5-methyl furanFL/FR
 allyl 2-ethyl butyrateFL/FR
isoamyl nonanoateFL/FR
alpha-angelica lactoneFL/FR
 benzaldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's baseFR
 benzaldehyde dimethyl acetalFL/FR
 benzaldehyde glycrol acetalFL/FR
2-benzofuran carboxaldehydeFL/FR
 bornyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 boronia butenalFR
 bread thiopheneFL/FR
 cherry laurel oilFL
 chocolate pyrazine AFL/FR
 chocolate pyrazine BFL
3,5-cocoa pyrazineFL/FR
3,5(6)-cocoa pyrazineFL
3,6-cocoa pyrazineFL/FR
 coconut absoluteFL/FR
 coffee furanoneFL/FR
para-cresyl laurateFL/FR
 cyclamen aldehydeFL/FR
 cyclohexyl cinnamateFL/FR
 cyclohexyl methyl pyrazineFL
 dibenzyl ketoneFL/FR
2,5-diethyl thiazoleFL
3,5-diethyl-2-methyl pyrazineFL
2,5-diethyl-3-methyl pyrazineFL
2,5-diethyl-4-methyl thiazoleFL
 difurfuryl etherFL
 dihydroxyacetophenone (mixed isomers)FL
2,4-dimethyl benzaldehydeFL/FR
 dimethyl dihydrocyclopentapyrazineFL
2,3-dimethyl pyrazineFL/FR
2,5-dimethyl pyrazineFL/FR
2,5-dimethyl thiazoleFL
4,5-dimethyl thiazoleFL
2,5-dimethyl thiopheneFL
2,4-dimethyl-5-vinyl thiazoleFL
 ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methyl butyrateFL/FR
4-ethyl benzaldehydeFL/FR
2-ethyl pyrazineFL/FR
1-ethyl-2-acetyl pyrroleFL
5-ethyl-2-methyl pyridineFL
5-ethyl-2-thiophene carboxaldehydeFL
2-ethyl-4-methyl thiazoleFL/FR
(Z+E)-5-ethyl-4-methyl-2-(2-butyl) thiazolineFL
(Z+E)-5-ethyl-4-methyl-2-(2-methyl propyl) thiazolineFL
 filbert heptenoneFL/FR
 filbert pyrazineFL/FR
 furfuryl thioacetateFL/FR
3-(2-furyl) acroleinFL
 geranyl crotonateFR
 hazelnut pyrazineFL/FR
2-heptyl furanFL/FR
3,4-hexane dioneFL/FR
 hexyl pivalateFR
2-hexyl-5 or 6-keto-1,4-dioxaneFL
2-methoxy-3-methyl pyrazineFL/FR
 methyl 2-(methyl thio) acetateFL
ortho-methyl acetophenoneFL/FR
ortho-methyl anisoleFL/FR
para-methyl anisoleFL/FR
 methyl benzoateFL/FR
2-methyl butyraldehydeFL/FR
 methyl heptenoneFL/FR
 methyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
2-methyl pyrazineFL/FR
2-methyl quinoxalineFL
5-methyl quinoxalineFL/FR
4-methyl salicylaldehydeFL
4-methyl thiazoleFL
2-methyl thio-3,5 or 6-methyl pyrazineFL/FR
2-methyl thioacetaldehydeFL
 methyl valerateFL/FR
2-methyl-3-(methyl thio) pyrazineFL/FR
2-methyl-3-propyl pyrazineFL/FR
2-methyl-5-isopropyl pyrazineFL
(E,Z)-2,6-nonadien-1-yl acetateFL/FR
 nutty cyclohexenoneFL/FR
 nutty quinoxalineFL/FR
 nutty thiazoleFL
 octyl 2-methyl butyrateFL/FR
 peanut dithiazineFL
 peanut oxazoleFL
 phenyl acetaldehyde diethyl acetalFL/FR
 phenyl acetaldehyde diisobutyl acetalFL/FR
 phenyl pyruvic acidFL/FR
 popcorn pyrimidineFL/FR
 powdery ketoneFL
2-propionyl thiazoleFL
 propyl benzoateFL/FR
2-isopropyl pyrazineFL
2-propyl pyridineFL
 saffron pyranoneFR
para-salicylic acidFL
 shoyu pyrazineFL/FR
 sulfuryl butyrateFL/FR
 sulfuryl decanoateFL/FR
 sulfuryl formateFL
 sulfuryl hexanoateFL/FR
 sulfuryl isobutyrateFL/FR
 sulfuryl octanoateFL/FR
 sulfuryl propionateFL/FR
 tetrahydrofurfuryl butyrateFL/FR
2,3,5,6-tetramethyl pyrazineFL/FR
 tolualdehyde glyceryl acetalFL/FR
 tonka bean absoluteFR
 tonka bean resinoidFR
2,4,5-trimethyl oxazoleFL/FR
2,3,5-trimethyl pyrazineFL/FR
 tropical thiazoleFL/FR
 valeraldehyde dibutyl acetalFL/FR
 valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetalFL/FR
2-vinyl pyrazineFL
 vinyl sulfurolFL/FR
 whiskey lactoneFL/FR
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Potential Uses:
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Natural Occurrence in: note
 aloe arborescens mill. var. natalensis berger
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 asparagus cooked asparagus
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 naranjilla fruit
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2,4-hexadien-1-ol (sorbic alcohol)
 sorbic alcohol
 sorbinic alcohol
 sorbyl alcohol
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PubMed: Synthesis of all-cis 2,5-imino-2,5-dideoxy-fucitol and its evaluation as a potent fucosidase and galactosidase inhibitor.
PubMed: The acyl nitroso Diels-Alder (ANDA) reaction of sorbate derivatives: an X-ray and 15N NMR study with an application to amino-acid synthesis.
PubMed: Aryl-alcohol oxidase involved in lignin degradation: a mechanistic study based on steady and pre-steady state kinetics and primary and solvent isotope effects with two alcohol substrates.
PubMed: Catalytic enantioselective Diels-Alder reaction by self-assembly of the components on a Lewis acid template.
PubMed: Spectral and catalytic properties of aryl-alcohol oxidase, a fungal flavoenzyme acting on polyunsaturated alcohols.
PubMed: Micellar catalysis of Diels-Alder reactions: substrate positioning in the micelle.
PubMed: Reactions of hydro(pero)xy derivatives of polyunsaturated fatty acids/esters with nitrite ions under acidic conditions. Unusual nitrosative breakdown of methyl 13-hydro(pero)xyoctadeca-9,11-dienoate to a novel 4-nitro-2-oximinoalk-3-enal product.
PubMed: Intramolecular diels-alder reaction by self-assembly of the components on a lewis acid template
PubMed: Purification and properties of methanol dehydrogenase from Methylosinus sp. WI 14.
PubMed: Protective effect of topically applied conjugated hexadienes against ultraviolet radiation-induced chronic skin damage in the hairless mouse.
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