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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring (E,R)-3,7-Dimethyl-1,5,7-octatrien-3-ol
Synonym(s) Hotrienol;Dehydrolinalool
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (E,R)-3,7-Dimethylocta-1,5,7-trien-3-ol
JECFA number 1154
CAS number 20053-88-7
FEMA number 3830
COE number 10202
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 152.24
Chemical formula C10H16O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; mouldy aroma
Solubility insoluble in water; 50% soluble in heptane or triacetin
Solubility in ethanol 50% soluble in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 62° (4.5 mm Hg)
Assay min % 93%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.458-1.468
Specific gravity 0.877-0.884
Other requirements SC: Linalool, Linalool oxide and Nerol oxide
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