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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isobutyl angelate
Synonym(s) Isobutyl cis-2-methyl-2-butenoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Isobutyl (Z)-2-methyl-2-butenoate
JECFA number 1213
CAS number 7779-81-9
FEMA number 2180
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.408
Molecular weight 156.23
Chemical formula C9H16O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; winey, fruity aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 176-177°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.438-1.446
Specific gravity 0.874-0.880
Other requirements