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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3,4,5,6-Tetrahydropseudoionone
Synonym(s) Dihydrogeranyl acetone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 6,10-Dimethylundec-9-en-2-one
JECFA number 1121
CAS number 4433-36-7
FEMA number 3059
COE number 2053
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 196.33
Chemical formula C13H24O
Physical form/odour Pale straw yellow or colourless oily liquid; sweet floral balsamic odour with a rose to woody quality
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 234°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.449-1.455
Specific gravity 0.865-0.875
Other requirements