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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isoamyl laurate
Synonym(s) Isopentyl laurate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Methylbutyl dodecanoate
JECFA number 182
CAS number 6309-51-9
FEMA number 2077
COE number 379
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 270.46
Chemical formula C17H34O2
Physical form/odour colourless, oily liquid with a faint oily, fatty odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 190° (20 mmHg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.434-1.439
Specific gravity 0.853-0.859
Other requirements
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