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2-hexen-4-olide
hex-2-eno-1,4-lactone

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Name:5-ethyl-5H-furan-2-one
CAS Number: 2407-43-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:219-304-1
Nikkaji Web:J49.596D
XlogP3-AA:1.10 (est)
Molecular Weight:112.12816000
Formula:C6 H8 O2
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:flavoring agents
 
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FLAVIS Number:10.046 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:10.046 hex-2-eno-1,4-lactone
 
Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.06700 to 1.07300 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.879 to 8.928
Refractive Index:1.43100 to 1.43700 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 225.00 to 226.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.087000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 184.00 °F. TCC ( 84.44 °C. )
logP (o/w): 0.376 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 4.992e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:spice
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
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 2-hexen-4-olide usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.0024 (μg/capita/day)
 
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):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 217: alpha,beta-Unsaturated ketones and precursors from chemical subgroup 4.1 of FGE.19: Lactones[1]
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 217, Revision 1 (FGE.217Rev1). Consideration of genotoxic potential for a,-unsaturated ketones and precursors from chemical subgroup 4.1 of FGE.19: Lactones
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 217 Revision 2 (FGE.217Rev2), consideration of genotoxic potential for a,-unsaturated ketones and precursors from chemical subgroup 4.1 of FGE.19: lactones
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EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :16997
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
5-ethyl-5H-furan-2-one
Chemidplus:0002407434
 
References:
 5-ethyl-5H-furan-2-one
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:2407-43-4
Pubchem (cid):16997
Pubchem (sid):134982555
Flavornet:2407-43-4
 
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
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
FooDB:FDB006953
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
EFSA Update of results on the monitoring of furan levels in food:Read Report
EFSA Previous report: Results on the monitoring of furan levels in food:Read Report
EFSA Report of the CONTAM Panel on provisional findings on furan in food:Read Report
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
Potential Uses:
None Found
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 guava fruit headspace reunion @ 0.40%
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Synonyms:
5-ethyl furan-2(5H)-one
5-ethyl-(5H)-furan-2-one
5-ethyl-2(5H)-furanone
5-ethyl-5H-furan-2-one
5-ethylfuran-2(5H)-one
2(5H)-furanone, 5-ethyl-
 hex-2-eno-1,4-lactone
2-hexen-1,4-lactone
4-hydroxyhex-2-enoic acid lactone
 
 
Notes:
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