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2-hexenoic acid
hex-2-enoic acid

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Name:hex-2-enoic acid
CAS Number: 1191-04-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:214-727-8
FDA UNII:BXY1L20879
CoE Number:11777
XlogP3-AA:1.60 (est)
Molecular Weight:114.14410000
Formula:C6 H10 O2
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
Composition of mixture to be specified.
Category:flavoring agents
 
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FLAVIS Number:08.119 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:08.119 2-hexenoic acid
 
Physical Properties:
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 36.00 to 37.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 201.00 to 203.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.054000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 239.00 °F. TCC ( 115.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.677 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, slightly
 water, 7069 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
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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-hexenoic acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 240.00 (μg/capita/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: I
 
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 5, Revision 1 (FGE.05Rev1):Esters of branched- and straight-chain aliphatic saturated primary alcohols and of one secondary alcohol, and branched- and straight-chain unsaturated carboxylic acids from chemical groups 1, 2, and 5 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000) [1] - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 71: Consideration of aliphatic, linear, alpha,beta-unsaturated carboxylic acids and related esters
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 72 (FGE.72): Consideration of aliphatic, branched-chain saturated and unsaturated alcohols, aldehydes, acids, and related esters evaluated by the JECFA (61st meeting) structurally related to branched- and straight-chain unsaturated carboxylic acids. Esters of these and straight-chain aliphatic saturated alcohols evaluated by EFSA in FGE.05Rev2 (2010)
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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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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):1191-04-4
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :14486
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
hex-2-enoic acid
Chemidplus:0001191044
 
References:
 hex-2-enoic acid
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Pubchem (cid):14486
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Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
cyclohexyl acetic acid
FL/FR
2-
ethyl butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
aldehydic
acetyl nonyryl
FL/FR
citrus carbaldehyde
FR
tridecanal
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde
FL/FR
balsamic
cinnamic acid
FL/FR
terpinyl butyrate
FL/FR
valerian rhizome absolute
FL/FR
burnt
rum ether
FL/FR
buttery
acetoin
FL/FR
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
caramellic
alpha,alpha-
dimethyl anisyl acetone
FL/FR
levulinic acid
FL/FR
cheesy
butyric acid
FL/FR
heptanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
S-(
methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
2-
methyl valeric acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl-2-hexenoic acid
FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
valeric acid
FL/FR
chemical
propyl propionate
FL/FR
citrus
citronellal / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
(Z)-7-
decenal
FR
(E+Z)-4,8-
dimethyl-3,7-nonadien-2-yl acetate
FL/FR
lemon oil c.p. california
FL/FR
lime oil distilled mexico
FL/FR
nonanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
octanal glycol acetal
FR
bitter
orange peel oil brazil
FL/FR
sweet
orange peel oil c.p. brazil
FL/FR
tetrahydrocitral
FL/FR
trimethyl cyclohexene
FR
coconut
coconut decanone methyl
FR
delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
delta-
heptalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
octalactone
FL/FR
delta-
octalactone
FL/FR
creamy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
para-
vanillic acid
FL/FR
ethereal
acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
ethyl pyruvate
FL/FR
(E)-
methyl tiglate
FL/FR
fatty
(Z)-
dairy lactone
FL/FR
decanoic acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
hexanoic acid
FL/FR
4-
methyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
nonenal
FL/FR
octanoic acid
FL/FR
fermented
butyl laevo-lactate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-crotonate
FL/FR
ethyl crotonate
FL/FR
hexanal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
floral
benzyl lactate
FL/FR
gamma-
damascone
FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
2,4-
dimethyl-3-cyclohexene-1-methanol
FR
neryl isovalerate
FL/FR
beta-
ocimene
FL/FR
fruity
amyl formate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl carboxylic acid
FL/FR
ethyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
ethyl lactate
FL/FR
ethyl levulinate
FL/FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
4-
heptanone
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-5-octenoate
FL/FR
methyl 4-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
(Z)-6-
nonen-1-al dimethyl acetal
FR
(Z)-3-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
pineapple pentenoate
FL/FR
prenyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
propenyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
propyl butyrate
FL/FR
propyl isovalerate
FL/FR
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
green
acetaldehyde ethyl phenethyl acetal
FL/FR
benzaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
iso
butyl methyl ketone
FL/FR
cilantro leaf oil
FL/FR
3,5,6-neo
cyclocitral
FR
iso
cyclocitral (IFF)
FL/FR
geranic acid
FL/FR
3-
heptanone
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal
FL/FR
heptyl hexanoate
FL/FR
hexanal (aldehyde C-6)
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL/FR
2,4-
ivy carbaldehyde
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
1-
penten-3-ol
FL/FR
2-
pentenal
FL/FR
3,5,5-
trimethyl hexanol
FL/FR
violet decenol
FR
herbal
rue oil
FL/FR
honey
phenoxyacetic acid
FL/FR
phenyl pyruvic acid
FL/FR
jammy
ethyl 2-methyl-2-pentenoate
FR
medicinal
meta-
dimethyl hydroquinone
FL/FR
mushroom
1-
octen-3-yl butyrate
FL/FR
musk
musk lactone
FR
nutty
nutty quinoxaline
FL/FR
pungent
4-
methyl-2-pentanol
FL/FR
spicy
cumin seed oil
FL/FR
waxy
decanal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
octyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
delta-
tetradecalactone
FL/FR
2-
tridecanone
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
benzyl lactate
FL/FR
cinnamic acid
FL/FR
alpha,alpha-
dimethyl anisyl acetone
FL/FR
(E+Z)-4,8-
dimethyl-3,7-nonadien-2-yl acetate
FL/FR
2,5-
dithiahexane
FL
2,3-
epoxydecanal
FL
2,3-
epoxyheptanal
FL
ethyl cyclohexyl carboxylate
FL
2-
ethyl-2-heptenal
FL
(E,E)-2,4-
heptadien-1-ol
FL
(E)-2-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
heptenoic acid
FL
heptyl hexanoate
FL/FR
hexanal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL
(Z)-3-
hexenoic acid
FL
3-
methyl crotonic acid
FL
5-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL
S-
methyl thiopropionate
FL
(E)-
methyl tiglate
FL/FR
4-
methyl valeric acid
FL
4-
methyl-2-pentanol
FL/FR
3-
methyl-3-pentanol
FL
2-
pentenal
FL/FR
4-
pentenyl isothiocyanate
FL
phenoxyacetic acid
FL/FR
prenyl hexanoate
FL/FR
propyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-iso
propyl-3-(methyl thio) pyrazine
FL
sodium 4-methyl-2-oxovalerate
FL
terpinyl butyrate
FL/FR
tetrahydrocitral
FL/FR
3-(
methyl thio) methyl thiophene
FL
acetic
acetic
formic acid
FL
acidic
iso
butyric acid
FL/FR
2-
ethyl butyric acid
FL/FR
levulinic acid
FL/FR
valeric acid
FL/FR
aldehydic
acetyl nonyryl
FL/FR
burnt
rum ether
FL/FR
buttery
butyl laevo-lactate
FL/FR
butyroin
FL
2,3-
heptane dione
FL/FR
2-
methyl valeric acid
FL/FR
(E)-2-
pentenoic acid
FL
caramellic
pyruvaldehyde
FL
pyruvic acid
FL
cheesy
hexanoic acid
FL/FR
iso
valeric acid
FL/FR
chemical
meta-
dimethyl hydroquinone
FL/FR
citrus
cilantro leaf oil
FL/FR
lemon oil c.p. california
FL/FR
lime oil distilled mexico
FL/FR
sweet
orange peel oil c.p. brazil
FL/FR
cocoa
butyraldehyde
FL
coconut
delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
delta-
octalactone
FL/FR
corn chip
2-
acetyl-2-thiazoline
FL
creamy
acetoin
FL/FR
acetoin butyrate
FL
acetyl butyryl
FL/FR
butyl butyryl lactate
FL/FR
2-
methyl-4-pentenoic acid
FL
octyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
para-
vanillic acid
FL/FR
dairy
butyl lactate
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-5-octenoate
FL/FR
4-
pentenoic acid
FL
eggy
iso
propyl mercaptan
FL
ethereal
acetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
4-
hexen-3-one
FL
iso
propenyl acetate
FL/FR
fatty
(Z)-
dairy lactone
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
heptadienal
FL
4-
methyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
nonanoic acid
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octenoic acid
FL
2-
tridecanone
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
undecadienal
FL
fermented
methyl thio isovalerate
FL
fruity
acetyl isovaleryl
FL
amyl formate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl carboxylic acid
FL/FR
ethyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-oxohexanoate
FL
ethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
ethyl lactate
FL/FR
ethyl levulinate
FL/FR
filbert hexenone
FL/FR
4-
heptanone
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
methyl 4-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl allyl butyrate
FL
2-
methyl butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyric acid
FL/FR
neryl isovalerate
FL/FR
bitter
orange peel oil brazil
FL/FR
pineapple pentenoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl butyrate
FL/FR
sorbyl butyrate
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde
FL/FR
valerian rhizome absolute
FL/FR
green
acetaldehyde ethyl phenethyl acetal
FL/FR
benzaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
iso
butyl methyl ketone
FL/FR
iso
cyclocitral (IFF)
FL/FR
geranic acid
FL/FR
heptanal 2,3-butane diol acetal
FL
(Z)-4-
hepten-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
heptenal
FL/FR
(E)-2-
heptenal
FL
hexanal (aldehyde C-6)
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL/FR
hexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2,4-
ivy carbaldehyde
FL/FR
4-
methyl-2-pentenal
FL
nonanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(E)-2-
nonenal
FL/FR
beta-
ocimene
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
1-
penten-3-ol
FL/FR
3,5,5-
trimethyl hexanol
FL/FR
herbal
rue oil
FL/FR
ketonic
3-
heptanone
FL/FR
lactonic
delta-
heptalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
octalactone
FL/FR
meaty
2-
methyl 3-(methyl thio) furan
FL
medicinal
dimethyl benzyl carbinol
FL/FR
mushroom
1-
octen-3-yl butyrate
FL/FR
musty
ethyl (E)-2-crotonate
FL/FR
S-(
methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
nutty
nutty quinoxaline
FL/FR
oily
2-
methyl hexanoic acid
FL/FR
phenolic
phenyl pyruvic acid
FL/FR
pungent
acetaldehyde
FL
rummy
ethyl crotonate
FL/FR
ethyl pyruvate
FL/FR
soapy
decanoic acid
FL/FR
octanoic acid
FL/FR
sour
acetic acid
FL
butyric acid
FL/FR
2,4-
dimethyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL
3-
methyl valeric acid
FL
2-
methyl-2-pentenoic acid
FL/FR
spicy
cumin seed oil
FL/FR
sulfurous
methyl 4-(methyl thio) butyrate
FL
sweet
cyclohexyl acetic acid
FL/FR
toasted
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
tropical
propyl propionate
FL/FR
waxy
decanal diethyl acetal
FL/FR
heptanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
2-
nonanol
FL/FR
delta-
tetradecalactone
FL/FR
tridecanal
FL/FR
undecanoic acid
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FLapple
FLbanana
FLcaramel
FLcheese
 fruit
FLgrape
FLherbal
FLpork
FLstrawberry
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 lamb - 0.04 mg/kg
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Synonyms:
 hex-2-enoic acid
 hex-2-enoic acids
 
 
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