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propyl sorbate
propyl (2E,4E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate

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Name:propyl (2E,4E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate
CAS Number: 10297-72-0Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Nikkaji Web:J114.257G
XlogP3-AA:2.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:154.20898000
Formula:C9 H14 O2
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:flavoring agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:2164 propyl sorbate
FEMA Number:4614 propyl sorbate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):10297-72-0 ; PROPYL SORBATE
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.91900 to 0.92400 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.656 to 7.698
Refractive Index:1.48800 to 1.49100 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 205.00 to 207.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.240000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 187.00 °F. TCC ( 86.11 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.925 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 247.5 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:sweet fruity
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Propyl Sorbate
Inoue Perfumery
Chemical Sources Association
Need This Item for Flavor/Food?: You can contact the Chemical Sources Association
Safety Information:
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
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
intraperitoneal-mouse LD50 5600 mg/kg
Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie D: Sciences Naturelles. Vol. 266, Pg. 1080, 1968.

oral-mouse LD50 > 8000 mg/kg
Comptes Rendus des Seances de l'Academie des Sciences, Serie D: Sciences Naturelles. Vol. 266, Pg. 1080, 1968.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
flavoring agents
Recommendation for propyl sorbate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
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: 24
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): 1.000005.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: 20.00000100.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 5.0000025.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :5368950
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
propyl (2E,4E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate
RTECS:WG2200000 for cas# 10297-72-0
 propyl (2E,4E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):5368950
Pubchem (sid):135052845
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
(E,E)-2,4-hexadienoic acid propyl ester
trans,trans-2,4-hexadienoic acid propyl ester
2,4-hexadienoic acid, propyl ester, (2E,4E)-
2,4-hexadienoic acid,propyl ester, (2E,4E)-
 propyl (2E,4E)-2,4-hexadienoate
 propyl (2E,4E)-hexa-2,4-dienoate
 propyl 2,4-hexadiene carboxylate
 propyl 2,4-hexadienoate
 propyl, (E,E)-2,4-hexadienoate
 sorbic acid propyl ester
 sorbic acid, propyl ester


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