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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Methyl 2-octynoate
Synonym(s) Methyl heptine carbonate;Methyl heptyne carbonate;Methyl-n-hept-1-yne-1-carboxylate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Methyl 2-octynoate
JECFA number 1357
CAS number 111-12-6
FEMA number 2729
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.158
Molecular weight 154.21
Chemical formula C9H14O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to slightly yellow liquid; Powerful, unpleasant odour. Violet like when diluted.
Solubility Soluble in most fixed oils; Slightly soluble in propylene glycol; Insoluble in water, glycerin
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 215-217°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.443-1.449
Specific gravity 0.919-0.924
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