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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring alpha-Amylcinnamyl isovalerate
Synonym(s) alpha-Pentylcinnamyl isovalerate;alpha-Amyl-beta-phenylacryl isovalerate;alpha-n-Amyl-beta-phenylacryl 3-methylbutanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-(Phenylmethylene)heptyl 3-methylbutanoate
JECFA number 678
CAS number 7493-80-3
FEMA number 2067
COE number 463
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 288.43
Chemical formula C19H28O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid, mild fruity, somewhat herbaceous tobacco-like odour
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 171° (4 mmHg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.498-1.508
Specific gravity 0.939-0.950
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