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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Bornyl formate
Synonym(s) Bornyl methanoate;2-Camphanyl formate;endo-2-Bornyl formate;Borneol formate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,7,7-Trimethyl-bicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-yl formate
JECFA number 1389
CAS number 7492-41-3
FEMA number 2161
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.082
Molecular weight 182.26
Chemical formula C11H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Green, earthy refreshing aroma
Solubility Soluble in oils; Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 106-108° (21 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max <1.0
Refractive index 1.466-1.472
Specific gravity 1.007-1.013 (20°)
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