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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Decanone
Synonym(s) Ethyl heptyl ketone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Decanone
JECFA number 1118
CAS number 928-80-3
FEMA number 3966
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 156.27
Chemical formula C10H20O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; citrus, orange, floral, slightly fatty odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in fats
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 204-205°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.421-1.427
Specific gravity 0.820-0.830
Other requirements