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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethylene brassylate
Synonym(s) Tridecanedioic acid cyclic ethylene glycol diester;Cyclo-1,13-ethylenedioxytridecan-1,13-dione
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,4-Dioxacycloheptadecane-5,17-dione
JECFA number 626
CAS number 105-95-3
FEMA number 3543
COE number 10571
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 270.37
Chemical formula C15H26O4
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid with musk-like odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol
Solubility in ethanol 1 mL in 1 mL alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 138-142° (1 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.468-1.474
Specific gravity 1.040-1.045
Other requirements [Congealing pt. 0-7°]