GRAS Reference 2555

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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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Fruit

Safety Assessment

Adams T.B., Greer D.B., 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. 1998. The FEMA GRAS assessment of lactones used as flavor ingredients. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 36, 249.

Quick Reference

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FEMA Number
2555
JECFA Number
240
CAS
123-69-3; 7779-50-2
CFR
21CFR172.515

JECFA Summary 240

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Safety evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants prepared by the forty-ninth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). WHO Food Additives Series No. 40, 1998.

SLR

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SLR B1C. Scientific literature review of aliphatic lactones. PB86155850 . National Technical Information Service. 1979.