GRAS Reference 2965

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Updated use levels and food categories collected as part of the FDA’s SLR project are available from the FEMA office for this flavor ingredient upon request.

Flavor Profile

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Leaf, Mint

Safety Assessment

Adams T.B., Hallagan J.B., Putnam J.M., Gierke T.L., Doull J., Munro I.C., Newberne P.M., Portoghese P.S., Smith R.L., Wagner B.M., Weil C.S., Woods L.A. and Ford R.A. 1996 The FEMA GRAS assessment of alicyclic substances used as flavor ingredients. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 34, 763.

Quick Reference

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FEMA Number
2965
JECFA Number
756
CAS
89-49-6; 57576-09-7
CFR
21CFR172.515

JECFA Summary 756

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Safety evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants prepared by the fifty-fifth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). WHO Food Additives Series No. 46, 2001.