Agent Name

trans-2-Hexenyl butyrate

CAS Number

53398-83-7

Formula

C10-H18-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(E)-2-Hexenyl butyrate; (E)-Hex-2-enyl butyrate; Butanoic acid, (2E)-2-hexen-1-yl ester; Butanoic acid, (2E)-2-hexenyl ester; Butanoic acid, 2-hexenyl ester, (E)-; [ChemIDplus] (E)-Hexenyl butanoate; trans -2-Hexenyl butanoate; [JECFA] UN1993

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA] Naturally occurs in food; [JECFA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] An irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Combustible liquid, n.o.s."

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