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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Octahydrocoumarin
Synonym(s) Cyclohexyl lactone;Bicyclononalactone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Octahydro-2H-1-benzopyran-2-one
JECFA number 1166
CAS number 4430-31-3
FEMA number 3791
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.161
Molecular weight 154.21
Chemical formula C9H14O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; slight spicy note
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 293-298°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.489-1.493
Specific gravity 1.090-1.096
Other requirements