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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Bornyl acetate
Synonym(s) Borneol acetate;Bornyl ethanoate;2-Camphanyl acetate;Bornyl acetic ether
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,7,7-Trimethyl-bicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-yl acetate
JECFA number 1387
CAS number 76-49-3
FEMA number 2159
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.017
Molecular weight 196.29
Chemical formula C12H20O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid, semicrystaline mass to white crystaline solid; Sweet herbaceous, piney aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble in water; Insoluble in glycerin, propylene glycol
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 226°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.462-1.466
Specific gravity 0.981-0.985
Other requirements mp: 25°; Minimum assay value may include isobornyl acetate and other bornyl acetate isomers
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