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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Methyl 2-nonynoate
Synonym(s) Methyl octyne carbonate;Methyl octine carbonate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Methyl 2-nonynoate
JECFA number 1356
CAS number 111-80-8
FEMA number 2726
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.156
Molecular weight 168.24
Chemical formula C10H16O2
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid; Peach, violet aroma
Solubility Soluble in oils; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 121-122° (20 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.445-1.451
Specific gravity 0.913-0.916
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