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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Lauryl acetate
Synonym(s) Acetate C-12;Dodecyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Dodecyl acetate
JECFA number 133
CAS number 112-66-3
FEMA number 2616
COE number 200
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 228.37
Chemical formula C14H28O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a waxy, citrus-rose odour
Solubility soluble in most organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 4 ml 80% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 150° (15 mmHg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.410-1.436
Specific gravity 0.860-0.865
Other requirements
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