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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Terpinolene
Synonym(s) 4-Isopropylidene-1-methylcyclohexene;Isoterpinene
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name p-Mentha-1,4(8)-diene
JECFA number 1331
CAS number 586-62-9
FEMA number 3046
COE number
FLAVIS number 01.005
Molecular weight 136.24
Chemical formula C10H16
Physical form/odour Colourless or very pale straw-coloured oily liquid; sweet-piney, oily, pleasant aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 183-185°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max <1.0
Refractive index 1.474-1.484
Specific gravity 0.872-0.882
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