Explanation of abbreviations:
|VCF||Volatile Compounds in Food|
|OFTV||Odour and Flavour Threshold Values|
|EINECS||European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances
EINECS numbers start with 2.. or 3...
See ECHA EC Inventory — online database
|ELINCS|| European LIst of Notified Chemical Substances. In this database ELINCS numbers are treated as EINECS
ELINCS numbers start with 4...
|CAS||Chemical Abstracts Service registry number|
|FEMA||Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association. See FEMA|
|CoE||Council of Europe|
|Flavis||EU Flavour Information System
See EU flavouring substances — online database
|FL no||Flavouring number. This number is replacing outdated CoE numbers|
|Chem grp||Chemical Group for flavouring substances. See list|
|GRAS||Generally Recognized As Safe.
Flavouring substances are determined to be GRAS by the FEMA Expert Panel pursuant to the authority granted in Section 201(s) of the U.S. Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, which is administered by the FDA. See The FEMA GRAS Program