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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-sec-Butylcyclohexanone
Synonym(s) Freskomenthe;ortho-sec-Butylcyclohexanone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-(1-Methylpropyl) cyclohexanone
JECFA number 1109
CAS number 14765-30-1
FEMA number 3261
COE number 11044
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 154.25
Chemical formula C10H18O
Physical form/odour Colourless, viscous liquid, solidifies to an opaque mass; woody camphoraceous somewhat musty odour
Solubility insoluble in water; miscible with most oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 76-78°
Assay min % 94%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.454-1.461
Specific gravity 0.911-0.917
Other requirements SC: 2-Isobutyl cyclohexanone