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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring beta-Naphthyl ethyl ether
Synonym(s) Ethyl 2-naphthyl ether;Nerolin;Nerolin bromelia;Ethyl beta-naphthyl ether
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Ethoxynaphthalene
JECFA number 1258
CAS number 93-18-5
FEMA number 2768
COE number
FLAVIS number 04.033
Molecular weight 172.23
Chemical formula C12H12O
Physical form/odour White crystalline material, aroma suggestive of orange blossom
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) NA
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements mp: 37°