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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methylallyl butyrate
Synonym(s) Methylallyl butyrate;2-Methyl-1-propen-1-yl butyrate;2-Methylallyl butanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methyl-1-propenyl butyrate
JECFA number 1207
CAS number 7149-29-3
FEMA number 2678
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.177
Molecular weight 142.2
Chemical formula C8H14O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; powerful fruity-ethereal aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 168°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.422-1.428
Specific gravity 0.873-0.883
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