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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring cis-3 & trans-2-Hexenyl propionate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name cis-3 & trans-2-Hexenyl propanoate
JECFA number 147
CAS number 33467-74-2
FEMA number 3778
COE number 10683
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 156.23
Chemical formula C9H16O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 169°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.424-1.436
Specific gravity 0.887-0.910
Other requirements
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