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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isoeugenol
Synonym(s) 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxy-1-propenylbenzene;4-Propenylguaiacol;1-(3-Methoxy-4-hydroxyphenyl)-1-propene;3-Methoxy-4-hydroxy-1-propenylbenzene
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)phenol
JECFA number 1260
CAS number 97-54-1
FEMA number 2468
COE number
FLAVIS number 04.004
Molecular weight 164.2
Chemical formula C10H12O2
Physical form/odour Pale yellow, viscous liquid; floral, carnation-like aroma
Solubility Soluble in most fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 266°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.572-1.577
Specific gravity 1.079-1.085
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