GRAS Reference 2858

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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, Honey, Lilac, Rose, Wine

Safety Assessment

Adams T.B., Cohen S.M., Doull J., Feron V.J., Goodman J.I., Marnett L.J., Munro I.C., Portoghese P.S., Smith R.L., Waddell W.J. and Wagner B.M. 2005. The FEMA GRAS assessment of phenethyl alcohol, aldehydes, acids, and related acetals and esters used as flavor ingredients. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 43, 1179.

Quick Reference

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FEMA Number
2858
JECFA Number
987
CAS
60-12-8
CFR
21CFR172.515

JECFA Summary 987

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Safety evaluation of certain food additives and contaminants prepared by the fifty-ninth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). WHO Food Additives Series No. 50, 2003.