Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 442
BRI Product Name: trans-3-HEXENOIC ACID (PURE)
CAS Number: 1577-18-0
FEMA Number: 3170
EU FLAVIS Number: 08.050
China GB Number: S0307
Molecular Weight: 114.14
Molecular Formula: C6H10O2   


Synonyms: (* Alt. CAS #) CAS: 4219-24-3; 3-Hexenoic acid
3-Hexenoic acid, (3E)-
e-3-Hexenoic acid
FEMA CAS: 4219-24-3
trans-3-HEXENOIC ACID (PURE)
CAS Name: 3-Hexenoic acid, (3E)-

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A diffusive cheese odor; somewhat fruity.
Fragrance Use: Could be used very sparingly in appropriate applications.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: Traces
Tenacity on Blotter: > 8 hours
Taste Description: Strong acidic, cheesy character, with honey backnotes.
Flavor Use: Sharp, acidic backnotes of all types of fruits, especially raspberry and strawberry, pineapple, apple, aged cheeses, and other dairy applications. May also be good for honey flavors.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 0.1 - 10 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 96.0%
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid
Refractive Index: 1.436 : 1.443 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.953 : 0.961 at 25 deg C
Additives: synthetic alpha tocopherol @ 0.10%

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 220 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 208.00 C (EPI 4.0)
Melting Point: 11-12 deg C
Solubility: Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Log P: 1.84
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(216-417-8) ENCS PICCS
RIFM Monograph: NO
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2916.19.6000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: YES

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass or Plastic
Shelf Life: 48 months from manufacture date(when stored as recommended)
Recommended Storage: Store tightly sealed under inert gas in a cool, well-ventilated area.

Note: Not for use in Tobacco or Nicotine delivery device applications and/or products
Last Revised: 11/22/2013