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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isojasmone
Synonym(s) Dihydrojasmone;n-Hexylidene cyclopentanone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Mixture of 2-Hexylcyclopent-2-en-1-one and 2-Hexylidenecyclypentanone
JECFA number 1115
CAS number 11050-62-7
FEMA number 3552
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 166.26
Chemical formula C11H18O
Physical form/odour Yellow, yellow-brown liquid; green odour reminiscent of jasmine
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in hexane and fats
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 144° (10 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.472-1.477
Specific gravity 0.917-0.924
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