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propyl vinyl ketone

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CAS Number: 1629-60-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:216-625-9
Nikkaji Web:J129.205F
XlogP3-AA:1.40 (est)
Molecular Weight:98.14490000
Formula:C6 H10 O
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Category:flavoring agents
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DG SANTE Food Flavourings:07.161 hex-1-en-3-one
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.84900 to 0.85500 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.065 to 7.114
Refractive Index:1.42000 to 1.42600 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 25.00 to 26.00 °C. @ 11.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 128.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:9.914000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 66.00 °F. TCC ( 18.89 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.161 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 7689 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
cooked vegetable metallic
Odor Description:at 0.10 % in propylene glycol. cooked vegetable metallic
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
Beijing Lys Chemicals
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
For experimental / research use only.
Endeavour Specialty Chemicals
1-Hexen-3-one (stabilized 0.5% Methoxy phenol)
Speciality Chemical Product Groups
Penta International
Robinson Brothers
1-Hexen-3-one (stabilized 0.5% Methoxy phenol)
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
1-Hexen-3-one ≥90% stabilized with 0.5% 4-methoxyphenol
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
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:
flavoring agents
Recommendation for 1-hexen-3-one usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.012 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 1600 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:540 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: II
Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
Note: mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
 average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0): 3.0000015.00000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 2.0000010.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 3.0000015.00000
Processed fruit (04.1): 2.0000010.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 4.0000020.00000
Chewing gum (05.3): --
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 2.0000010.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 5.0000025.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 1.000005.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 1.000005.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 2.0000010.00000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 3.0000015.00000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 2.0000010.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 4.0000020.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 5.0000025.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 2.0000010.00000
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):

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 205 (FGE.205): Consideration of genotoxicity data on representatives for 13 a,-unsaturated aliphatic ketones with terminal double bonds and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.2.2 of FGE.19 by EFSA
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Scientific opinion of Flavouring Group Evaluation 205 Revision 1 (FGE.205Rev1): consideration of genotoxicity data on representatives for 13 a,-unsaturated aliphatic ketones with terminal double bonds and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.2.2 of FGE.19
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 7, Revision 5 (FGE.07Rev5): saturated and unsaturated aliphatic secondary alcohols, ketones and esters of secondary alcohols and saturated linear or branched-chain carboxylic acids from chemical group 5
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