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(E)-2-heptenoic acid
trans-2-heptenoic acid

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CAS Number: 10352-88-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:233-769-8
Nikkaji Web:J98.009I
CoE Number:8123
XlogP3-AA:2.10 (est)
Molecular Weight:128.17104000
Formula:C7 H12 O2
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome, Edge or firefox)
EFSA/JECFA Comments:
CASrn in Register refers to (E)-isomer.
Category:flavoring agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1373 (E)-2-heptenoic acid
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:08.123 trans-2-heptenoic acid
FEMA Number:3920 (E)-2-heptenoic acid
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.96800 to 0.97800 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.055 to 8.138
Refractive Index:1.44700 to 1.45700 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 224.00 to 228.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.029000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 272.00 °F. TCC ( 133.33 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.186 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 2389 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:rancid
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
Aston Chemical
For experimental / research use only.
2-Heptenoic acid, (2E)-
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
trans-2-heptenoic acid 95%
(E)-2-Heptenoic Acid
Penta International
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 (E)-2-heptenoic acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 4.70 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 4.00 (μg/capita/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/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
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 1.000002.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 1.000001.50000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 1.000002.00000
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: 0.500001.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: 0.010000.10000
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: 1.000002.00000
soups: --
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):

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 71: Consideration of aliphatic, linear, alpha,beta-unsaturated carboxylic acids and related esters
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 96 (FGE.96): Consideration of 88 flavouring substances considered by EFSA for which EU production volumes / anticipated production volumes have been submitted on request by DG SANCO. Addendum to FGE. 51, 52, 53, 54, 56, 58, 61, 62, 63, 64, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 76, 77, 79, 80, 83, 84, 85 and 87.
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 71 Revision 1 (FGE.71Rev1): consideration of aliphatic, linear, a,-unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, carboxylic acids, and related esters evaluated by JECFA (63rd and 69th meeting) structurally related to flavouring substances evaluated in FGE.05Rev3
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(E)-hept-2-enoic acid
 (E)-hept-2-enoic acid
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Pubchem (cid):5282709
Pubchem (sid):135025924
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HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB31484
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
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Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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