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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 1-Penten-3-ol
Synonym(s) Ethyl vinyl carbinol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Pent-1-en-3-ol
JECFA number 1150
CAS number 616-25-1
FEMA number 3584
COE number 11717
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 86.13
Chemical formula C5H10O
Physical form/odour Colourless, mobile liquid; powerful, grassy-green odour
Solubility sparsely soluble in water; miscible in ether
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 114°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.419-1.427
Specific gravity 0.831-0.837
Other requirements