Agent Name

cis-3-Hexenal

CAS Number

6789-80-6

Formula

C6-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-(Z)-Hexenal; cis-beta,gamma-Hexylenic aldehyde; (Z)-Hex-3-enal; 3-Hexenal, (3Z)-; 3-Hexenal, (Z)-; 3-Hexenal, cis-; [ChemIDplus] cis-3-Hexen-1-al; [Bedoukian Research MSDS] UN1989

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Colorless liquid with a powerful grassy, apple-like odor; [Bedoukian Research MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA] Also used in fragrances; [Bedoukian Research MSDS]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Bedoukian Research MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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