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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methoxy-6-(2-propenyl)phenol
Synonym(s) o-Eugenol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Allyl-6-methoxyphenol
JECFA number 1528
CAS number 579-60-2
FEMA number
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 164.2
Chemical formula C10H12O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid; Spicy aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble in water; Soluble in ether, most fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 119-121° (12 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.535-1.541
Specific gravity 1.065-1.071
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