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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring (E)-2-Octen-1-ol
Synonym(s) 2-(E)-Octanol;(E)-2-Octenyl alcohol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Oct-2-en-1-ol
JECFA number 1370
CAS number 18409-17-1
FEMA number 3887
COE number
FLAVIS number 02.192
Molecular weight 128.21
Chemical formula C8H16O
Physical form/odour Clear colourless liquid; Meaty, roasted aroma
Solubility Soluble in hexane, triacetin; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 88° (11 mm Hg)
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.445-1.452
Specific gravity 0.847-0.853
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