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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 4-Carvomenthenol
Synonym(s) 1-Methyl-4-isopropyl-1-cyclohexene-4-ol;Origanol;Terpineol;4-Terpinenol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2010 (Session 73)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name p-Menth-1-en-4-ol
JECFA number 439
CAS number 562-74-3
FEMA number 2248
COE number 2229
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 154.25
Chemical formula C10H18O
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow, oily liquid; Warm-peppery, mildly earthy, musty-woody odour
Solubility Slightly soluble in water, soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 212° (d-isomer)
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.476-1.480
Specific gravity 0.928-0.934
Other requirements
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