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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isobornyl acetate
Synonym(s) Isoborneol acetate;Isobornyl ethanoate;exo-2-Bornyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-yl acetate
JECFA number 1388
CAS number 125-12-2
FEMA number 2160
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.218
Molecular weight 196.29
Chemical formula C12H20O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to very pale straw coloured liquid; Camphoraceous, piney, balsamic aroma
Solubility Soluble in most fixed oils; Slightly soluble in propylene glycol; Insoluble in water, glycerin
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 227°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.462-1.465
Specific gravity 0.979-0.984
Other requirements Minimum assay value may include small amounts of bornyl acetate
ID Test IR