Summary of Evaluations Performed by the
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives

COE No.: 264
FEMA No.: 2427
JECFA No.: 29
Chemical names: ETHYL BUTANOATE
Functional class: FLAVOURING AGENT
Latest evaluation: 1996
ADI: 0-15 mg/kg bw (1967)
Comments: No safety concern at current levels of intake when used as a flavouring agent. The 1967 ADI of 0-15 mg/kg bw was maintained at the forty-sixth meeting (1996).
Report: TRS 868-JECFA 46/21
Specifications: COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 4/FNP 52 Add.4/177
Tox monograph: See TRS 868-JECFA 46/64
Previous status: 1967, NMRS 44/TRS 383-JECFA 11/12, FAS 69.31/NMRS 44B-JECFA 11/17 (COMPENDIUM/587), FAS 68.33/NMRS 44A-JECFA 11/25. 0-15. FU. N
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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Ethyl butyrate (FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series 44a)