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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isoborneol
Synonym(s) exo-2-Bornanol;exo-2-Camphanol;iso-Bornyl alcohol;iso-Camphol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-ol
JECFA number 1386
CAS number 124-76-5
FEMA number 2158
COE number
FLAVIS number 02.059
Molecular weight 154.25
Chemical formula C10H18O
Physical form/odour White to off-white crystals; piney camphoraceous aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble in proylene glycol; Very slightly soluble in water; Insoluble in vegatable oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % 92%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements SC: Borneol; mp: 212-214°
ID Test IR