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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 1,4-Cineole
Synonym(s) 1,4-Epoxy-p-menthane;Isocineole
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Methyl-4-(1-methylethyl)-7-oxabicyclo[2.2.1]heptane
JECFA number 1233
CAS number 470-67-7
FEMA number 3658
COE number
FLAVIS number 03.007
Molecular weight 154.25
Chemical formula C10H18O
Physical form/odour colourless mobile liquid; camphor like aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 172-174°
Assay min % 75%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.449-1.456
Specific gravity 0.898-0.902
Other requirements SC: 1,8-cineole