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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring d-Fenchone
Synonym(s) 2-Fenchanone;d-1,3,3-Trimethyl-2-norbornanone;d-1,3,3-Trimethyl-2-norcamphanone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,3,3-Trimethyl-bicyclo(2.2.1)heptan-2-one
JECFA number 1396
CAS number 4695-62-9
FEMA number 2479
COE number
FLAVIS number 07.159
Molecular weight 152.24
Chemical formula C10H16O
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid; Camphoraceous aroma
Solubility Soluble in propylene glycol, vegetable oils; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 192°
Assay min % 97% (of C10H16O)
Acid value max <1.0
Refractive index 1.460-1.467
Specific gravity 0.940-0.948
Other requirements Minimum assay value may include small amounts of d-camphor
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