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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Isopropyl-5-methyl-2-hexenal
Synonym(s) alpha-Isopropyl-beta-Isobutylacrolein;Isohydrolavandulal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Isopropyl-5-methyl-2-hexenal
JECFA number 1215
CAS number 35158-25-9
FEMA number 3406
COE number
FLAVIS number 05.107
Molecular weight 154.25
Chemical formula C10H18O
Physical form/odour Pale yellow liquid; powerful woody, herbaceous aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 189°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.448-1.454
Specific gravity 0.840-0.846
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