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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Methyl jasmonate
Synonym(s) Methyl (2-pent-2-enyl-3-oxo-1-cyclopentyl)acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Methyl 3-oxo-2-pent-2-enyl-1-cyclopentylacetate
JECFA number 1400
CAS number 1211-29-6
FEMA number 3410
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.521
Molecular weight 224.3
Chemical formula C13H20O3
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid; Powerful floral-herbaceous, sweet aroma
Solubility Soluble in oils; Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 94° (0.05 mm Hg)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.470-1.476
Specific gravity 1.017-1.023
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