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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isoeugenyl benzyl ether
Synonym(s) Benzyl isoeugenol ether;2-Methoxy-1-(phenylmethoxy)-4-(1-propenyl)benzene;1-Benzyloxy-2-methoxy-4-propenyl benzene;Benzyl isoeugenol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Benzyl 2-methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)phenyl ether
JECFA number 1268
CAS number 120-11-6
FEMA number 3698
COE number
FLAVIS number 04.018
Molecular weight 254.33
Chemical formula C17H18O2
Physical form/odour White to ivory-coloured crystalline powder; faint, floral aroma of rose-carnation
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) NA
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements mp: 58-59°