ETHYL LACTATE

Overview

Chemical Names
Ethyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
Synonyms
Ethyl alpha-hydroxypropionate; Lactic acid ethyl ester
CAS number
97-64-3
JECFA number
931
COE number
371
FEMA number
2440
Functional Class
Flavouring Agent
FLAVOURING_AGENTFood Additives
CARRIER_SOLVENT

Evaluations

Evaluation year: 2001

ADI:
NOT SPECIFIED (1982)

Comments:
No safety concern at current levels of intake when used as a flavouring agent. The 1982 group ADI of "not specified" for lactic acid and ethyl lactate was maintained at the fifty-seventh meeting (2001).
Meeting:
26
Specs Code:
R
Tox Monograph: 
Previous Years:
1982, TRS 683-JECFA 26/20, FNP 25-JECFA 26/83 (COMPENDIUM/609), FAS 17-JECFA 26/78. ADI NOT SPECIFIED (INCLUDED IN THE GROUP ADI FOR LACTIC ACID). NS. R 1980, TRS 653-JECFA 24/17, FNP 17-JECFA 24/45, FAS 15-JECFA 24/124. ADI NOT SPECIFIED (TEMPORARY; INC
1982, TRS 683-JECFA 26/20, FNP 25-JECFA 26/83 (COMPENDIUM/609), FAS 17-JECFA 26/78. ADI NOT SPECIFIED (INCLUDED IN THE GROUP ADI FOR LACTIC ACID). NS. R 1980, TRS 653-JECFA 24/17, FNP 17-JECFA 24/45, FAS 15-JECFA 24/124. ADI NOT SPECIFIED (TEMPORARY; INC