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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isopropyl isovalerate
Synonym(s) Isopropyl isopentanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Isopropyl 3-methylbutanoate
JECFA number 310
CAS number 32665-23-9
FEMA number 2961
COE number 445
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 144.21
Chemical formula C8H16O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in most organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 68-70° ( 55 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.394-1.399
Specific gravity 0.848-0.853 (20°)
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