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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Acetaldehyde ethyl cis-3-hexenyl acetal
Synonym(s) Leaf acetal;Leaf alcohol ethyl acetal;Ethyl cis-3-hexenyl acetal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Ethoxy-1-(cis-3-hexenyloxy)ethane
JECFA number 943
CAS number 28069-74-1
FEMA number 3775
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 172.27
Chemical formula C10H20O2
Physical form/odour colourless mobile liquid with a powerful, green, herbaceous odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 85° (7 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.430-1.435
Specific gravity 0.846-0.856
Other requirements
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