4-hexenol
4-hexen-1-ol
 
Notes:
Flavouring ingredient
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      135A cis-4-HEXEN-1-OL ≥96.5%, Kosher
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      Lends an intense green topnote to heavier fragrances.
      Green, notes for heavy cream, metallic notes for potato, pineapple, and tomato.
       
       
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hex-4-en-1-ol (Click)
CAS Number: 6126-50-7Picture of molecule
FDA UNII: KD6QZU1YM7
MDL: MFCD00009713
CoE Number: 2295
XlogP3-AA: 1.20 (est)
Molecular Weight: 100.16084000
Formula: C6 H12 O
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EFSA/JECFA Comments: JECFA evaluated 4-hexen-1-ol (CASrn as in Register). (Z)- or (E)- isomer not specified by CASrn in Register.
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring: 318  4-hexen-1-ol
Flavis Number: 02.074 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings: 02.074  hex-4-en-1-ol
FEMA Number: 3430  4-hexen-1-ol
FDA Mainterm: 4-HEXEN-1-OL
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 96.00 to 100.00 % sum of isomers
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity: 0.84000 to 0.86000 @  20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 6.998 to  7.164
Refractive Index: 1.43000 to 1.45000 @  20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 80.00 °C. @ 30.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 158.00 to  159.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure: 0.929000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density: >1 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 139.00 °F. TCC ( 59.44 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.285 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 1.6e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: green
Odor Strength: high ,
recommend smelling in a 0.10 % solution or less
 pungent  green  vegetable  oily  
Odor Description:
at 0.10 % in propylene glycol. 
pungent green vegetable oily
 metallic  earthy  potato  cooked  pineapple  
Taste Description:
metallic earthy potato cooked pineapple
  
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Cosmetic Information:
None found
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cis-4-HEXEN-1-OL
≥96.5%, Kosher
Odor: Very powerful, pungent, green vegetable
Use: Lends an intense green topnote to heavier fragrances.
Flavor: Metallic, earthy notes similar to potato and cooked pineapple
Green, notes for heavy cream, metallic notes for potato, pineapple, and tomato.
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4-hexen-1-ol
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4-HEXEN-1-OL, Kosher
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4-Hexen-1-ol, ≥96%, predominantly trans, FG
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Safety Information:
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European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
 
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
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for 4-hexenol usage levels up to:
  0.5000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 2.40 (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
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -4.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -2.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: -4.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -2.00000
fruit ices: -2.00000
gelatins / puddings: -2.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: -2.00000
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
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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):
Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 6 (FGE.06): Straight-and branched-chain aliphatic unsatured primary alcohols, aldehydes, carboxylic acids, and esters from chemical groups 1 and 4
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Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC) on a request from the Commission related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 5: Esters of 23 branched- and straight-chain aliphatic saturated primary alcohols and of one secondary alcohol, and 24 branched- and straight-chain unsaturated carboxylic acids from chemical groups 1, 2, and 5
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 6, Revision 1 (FGE.06Rev1) - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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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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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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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary : 61370
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WGK Germany: 3
 hex-4-en-1-ol
Chemidplus: 0006126507
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Canada Domestic Sub. List: 6126-50-7
Pubchem (cid): 61370
Pubchem (sid): 135018457
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Potential Blenders and core components note
 
For Odor
aldehydic
aldehydic
 fresh carbaldehydeFR
amber
 amber furanFR
animal
isobutyl quinolineFR
balsamic
 cinnamyl formateFL/FR
citrus
 aldehydic nitrileFR
 citronellyl nitrileFR
 dodecane nitrileFR
homogeranyl nitrileFR
ethereal
 ethyl 4-pentenoateFL/FR
 propyl valerateFL/FR
fatty
 neryl acetoneFL/FR
(E)-2-octenalFL/FR
floral
isoamyl salicylateFL/FR
 dihydrorose oxideFR
 dimethyl benzyl carbinyl butyrateFL/FR
2,4-dimethyl-3-cyclohexene-1-methanolFR
 floral pyranFR
 geranium oil africaFL/FR
 geranium oil egyptFL/FR
 heliotropyl acetateFL/FR
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl salicylateFL/FR
 hyacinth etherFR
 muguet nitrileFR
 neryl formateFL/FR
2-pentyl cyclopentanoneFR
isophytolFL/FR
laevo-rose oxideFL/FR
 rose pyranFR
 tuberolideFL/FR
fruity
 cyclohexyl carboxylic acidFL/FR
gamma-dodecalactoneFL/FR
 ethyl 3-hexenoateFL/FR
2-pentyl furanFL/FR
 tropical indeneFR
green
isobutyl heptanoateFL/FR
isobutyl methyl ketoneFL/FR
2-isobutyl thiazoleFL/FR
2-sec-butyl thiazoleFL/FR
 chrysanthemum oxideFL/FR
 cognac heptanoneFL/FR
 cortex pyridineFL/FR
 geranium thiazoleFL/FR
 green etherFL/FR
 heptanal (aldehyde C-7)FL/FR
1-heptanolFL/FR
1-hepten-3-olFL/FR
 heptyl benzoateFL/FR
(E)-4-hexen-1-ol 
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl butyrateFL/FR
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl octanoateFL/FR
3-hexenalFL/FR
3-hexenyl 2-methyl butyrateFL/FR
english ivy leaf absoluteFR
(E)-2-pentenalFL/FR
 phenethyl isopropyl etherFR
isopropyl quinolineFR
4-isopropyl quinolineFL/FR
 seaweed absolute (fucus vesiculosus et serratus)FL/FR
herbal
6-acetoxydihydrotheaspiraneFL/FR
alpha-amyl cinnamyl formateFL/FR
 anethum graveolens herb oilFL/FR
 anthemis nobilis flower oil romanFL/FR
sweet basil absoluteFL/FR
(+)-alpha-campholenic aldehydeFL/FR
 dimethyl benzyl carbinyl formateFL/FR
cis-herbal cyclohexaneFR
 herbal dioxaneFR
 herbal heptaneFR
 hop absoluteFL/FR
 hop oilFL/FR
 linalyl formateFL/FR
 linalyl octanoateFL/FR
(E)-6-methyl-3-hepten-2-oneFL/FR
 mistletoe absolute 
 nonisyl formateFR
 ocimene oxiraneFR
1-octen-3-yl acetateFL/FR
 origanum oil greeceFL/FR
 perillaldehydeFL/FR
 reseda absoluteFR
 safranalFL/FR
 tagete oil CO2 extractFL/FR
 tagete oil rwandaFL/FR
 tagete oil south africaFL/FR
 theaspiraneFL/FR
 thyme absoluteFL/FR
 viridiflorolFL/FR
 wormwood oil americaFL/FR
malty
S-methyl methioninium chloride 
minty
(-)-isopulegolFL/FR
mossy
 treemoss absoluteFR
musk
(E)-12-musk decenoneFR
pine
 dipentene terpene hydrocarbon byproductsFR
spicy
isobutyl angelateFL/FR
(-)-cubenolFL/FR
 cuminaldehydeFL/FR
isocyclogeraniol (IFF)FR
 cassis pentanoneFL/FR
 dimethyl sulfideFL/FR
 ethyl methyl mercaptopropionateFL/FR
 fish thiolFL/FR
 methyl 3-(methyl thio) propionateFL/FR
 passiflora acetateFL/FR
tropical
delta-dodecalactoneFL/FR
vegetable
 methionalFL/FR
woody
alpha-thujene 
 verdoxanFR
yeasty
2-octen-4-oneFL/FR
 
For Flavor
 
No flavor group found for these
6-acetoxydihydrotheaspiraneFL/FR
alpha-amyl cinnamyl formateFL/FR
isobutyl heptanoateFL/FR
4-butyl thiazoleFL
2-sec-butyl thiazoleFL/FR
(+)-alpha-campholenic aldehydeFL/FR
 chrysanthemum oxideFL/FR
 cinnamyl formateFL/FR
 dimethyl benzyl carbinyl formateFL/FR
gamma-dodecalactoneFL/FR
 epoxy-2-decenalFL
 ethyl 4-pentenoateFL/FR
 fig leaf absoluteFL
 green etherFL/FR
 heptanal (aldehyde C-7)FL/FR
 heptyl benzoateFL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-hexadien-1-olFL
 linalyl formateFL/FR
(E)-6-methyl-3-hepten-2-oneFL/FR
 mistletoe absolute 
 neryl acetoneFL/FR
4-isopropyl quinolineFL/FR
2-propyl thiazoleFL
 propyl valerateFL/FR
(-)-isopulegolFL/FR
 seaweed absolute (fucus vesiculosus et serratus)FL/FR
alpha-thujene 
 tuberolideFL/FR
 viridiflorolFL/FR
alliaceous
 allyl disulfideFL
3-mercapto-2-pentanoneFL
citrus
 cognac heptanoneFL/FR
cooling
 theaspiraneFL/FR
creamy
delta-dodecalactoneFL/FR
ethereal
4-hexen-3-oneFL
fatty
(E)-2-octenalFL/FR
fermented
 methyl thio isovalerateFL
floral
 dimethyl benzyl carbinyl butyrateFL/FR
 geranium oil africaFL/FR
 geranium oil egyptFL/FR
 heliotropyl acetateFL/FR
laevo-rose oxideFL/FR
fruity
 cyclohexyl carboxylic acidFL/FR
 ethyl 3-hexenoateFL/FR
 neryl formateFL/FR
 tagete oil CO2 extractFL/FR
 tagete oil rwandaFL/FR
 tagete oil south africaFL/FR
green
isoamyl salicylateFL/FR
isobutyl angelateFL/FR
isobutyl methyl ketoneFL/FR
2-isobutyl thiazoleFL/FR
 cassis pentanoneFL/FR
 cortex pyridineFL/FR
 geranium thiazoleFL/FR
1-hepten-3-olFL/FR
(E)-4-hexen-1-ol 
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl butyrateFL/FR
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl octanoateFL/FR
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl salicylateFL/FR
3-hexenalFL/FR
3-hexenyl 2-methyl butyrateFL/FR
1-octen-3-yl acetateFL/FR
4-penten-1-yl acetateFL
(E)-2-pentenalFL/FR
2-pentyl furanFL/FR
herbal
 anethum graveolens herb oilFL/FR
 anthemis nobilis flower oil romanFL/FR
sweet basil absoluteFL/FR
 hop absoluteFL/FR
 hop oilFL/FR
 linalyl octanoateFL/FR
 origanum oil greeceFL/FR
 thyme absoluteFL/FR
 wormwood oil americaFL/FR
meaty
2,6-dimethyl thiophenolFL
metallic
2,5-dihydroxy-1,4-dithianeFL
oily
isophytolFL/FR
onion
 methyl propyl disulfideFL
 methyl propyl trisulfideFL
solvent
1-heptanolFL/FR
spicy
(-)-cubenolFL/FR
 cuminaldehydeFL/FR
 perillaldehydeFL/FR
sulfurous
 allyl sulfideFL
 dimethyl sulfideFL/FR
 ethyl methyl mercaptopropionateFL/FR
 ethyl methyl sulfideFL
 fish thiolFL/FR
 methyl benzyl disulfideFL
S-methyl methioninium chloride 
 methyl thiomethyl butyrateFL
 potato butanoneFL
tomato
 methionalFL/FR
tropical
 passiflora acetateFL/FR
vegetable
 methyl 3-(methyl thio) propionateFL/FR
2-octen-4-oneFL/FR
waxy
 furfuryl octanoateFL
woody
 safranalFL/FR
 
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Potential Uses:
 bananaFR
 greenFR
 hay new mown hay foin coupeFR
 milkFL
 onionFL
 passion fruitFR
 potatoFL
 tomatoFL
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 grape
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 hop
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 olive
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Synonyms:
 hex-4-en-1-ol
 hex-4-enyl alcohol
4-hexen-1-ol
4-hexenyl alcohol
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