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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Eucalyptol
Synonym(s) 1,8-Cineole
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,3,3-Trimethyl-2-oxabicyclo[2.2.2]octane
JECFA number 1234
CAS number 470-82-6
FEMA number 2465
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 154.25
Chemical formula C10H18O
Physical form/odour Colorless mobile liquid; camphor like aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; miscible in oils
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 176-177°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.454-1.460
Specific gravity 0.921-0.924
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