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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Cyclohexyl formate
Synonym(s) Formic acid, cyclohexyl ester
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Cyclohexyl formate
JECFA number 1095
CAS number 4351-54-6
FEMA number 2353
COE number 498
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 128.17
Chemical formula C7H12O2
Physical form/odour Light colourless liquid; pleasant cherry-like odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in acetic and formic acid
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 162-163°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.439-1.445
Specific gravity 1.052-1.060
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