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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring cis- and trans-Linalool oxide
Synonym(s) 2-Methyl-5-(1-hydroxy-1-methylethyl)-2-vinyltetrahydrofuran;Linalool oxide (furanoid form)
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-(5-ethenyl-5-methyltetrahydrofuran-2-yl)propan-2-ol
JECFA number 1454
CAS number 60047-17-8;34995-77-2;5989-33-3
FEMA number 3746
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.140
Molecular weight 170.25
Chemical formula C10H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to slightly yellow liquid; Powerful sweet-woody penetrating aroma with floral undertones
Solubility Soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 188°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.451-1.456
Specific gravity 0.932-0.942
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