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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring d-Camphor
Synonym(s) 2-Camphanone;Formosa camphor;Laurel camphor;2-Bornanone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name dl-Boman-2-one
JECFA number 1395
CAS number 464-49-3
FEMA number 2230
COE number
FLAVIS number 07.006
Molecular weight 152.24
Chemical formula C10H16O
Physical form/odour White to gray translucent crystals or fused mass; Warm, minty, almost ethereal diffusive aroma
Solubility Soluble in oils, water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements mp: 174-179°
ID Test IR