W328901 Sigma-Aldrich


≥98%, stabilized, FCC, FG

  • CAS Number 6728-31-0

  • Linear Formula CH3CH2CH=CHCH2CH2CHO

  • Molecular Weight 112.17

  •  FEMA Number 3289

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1902614

  •  EC Number 229-779-7

  •  Council of Europe no. 2124

  •  MDL number MFCD00014682

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901613

  •  Flavis number 5.085



Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, E - H, Flavors and Fragrances,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
assay   ≥98%
contains   α-tocopherol, synthetic as stabilizer
refractive index   n20/D 1.434(lit.)
density   0.847 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   fatty; green; vegetable
food allergen   no known allergens


Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 20 ppm

Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Butter, dried bonito, fish, krill, milk, boiled potato, peppermint, Scotch, spearmint, wheat bread.

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General description

cis-4-Heptenal is one of the major carbonyl compounds found in oxidized lipid materials. It occurs in dairy products and seafood. cis-4-Heptenal has also been associated with the off-flavors in fish oil.

Safety & Documentation
Protocols & Articles


Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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