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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring beta-Methylphenethyl alcohol
Synonym(s) 2-Phenylpropanol;2-Phenylpropyl alcohol;2-Phenyl-1-propanol;1-Hydroxy-2-phenylpropane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Phenylpropan-1-ol
JECFA number 1459
CAS number 1123-85-9
FEMA number 2732
COE number
FLAVIS number 02.073
Molecular weight 136.19
Chemical formula C9H12O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Sweet floral lilac, hyacinth type aroma
Solubility Soluble in oils; Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 219°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.523-1.530
Specific gravity 0.971-0.978
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