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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Eugenol
Synonym(s) Allylguaiacol;1-Hydroxy-2-methoxy-4-propenylbenzene;2-Methoxy-4-allylphenol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-Allyl-2-methoxyphenol
JECFA number 1529
CAS number 97-53-0
FEMA number 2467
COE number
FLAVIS number 04.003
Molecular weight 164.2
Chemical formula C10H12O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid; Aroma of cloves
Solubility Slightly soluble in water; Soluble in ether, most fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 256°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.540-1.542
Specific gravity 1.064-1.070
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