Agent Name

2-Hexenal

CAS Number

505-57-7

Formula

C6-H10-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Hex-2-en-1-al; Hex-2-enal; Hexylenic aldehyde; Leaf aldehyde; alpha,beta-Hexylenaldehyde; beta-Propylacrolein; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aldehydes

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] See "2-Pentenal" and "2,4-Hexadienal."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.6 mm Hg

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