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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring cis-2-Nonen-1-ol
Synonym(s) (Z)-2-Nonenyl alcohol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Non-2(cis)-en-1-ol
JECFA number 1369
CAS number 41453-56-9
FEMA number 3720
COE number
FLAVIS number 02.112
Molecular weight 142.23
Chemical formula C9H18O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Melon aroma
Solubility Soluble in oils and common organic solvents; Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 96° (10 mm Hg)
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.447-1.453
Specific gravity 0.841-0.847
Other requirements