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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Eugenyl acetate
Synonym(s) Acetyl eugenol;Eugenol acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-Allyl-2-methoxyphenyl acetate
JECFA number 1531
CAS number 93-28-7
FEMA number 2469
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.020
Molecular weight 206.24
Chemical formula C12H14O3
Physical form/odour Fused solid, melts at warm room temperature to a pale yellow liquid; Mild clove aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; Soluble in ether, fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 282°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.514-1.522 (supercooled liquid)
Specific gravity 1.077-1.082 (supercooled liquid)
Other requirements mp: 25°
ID Test IR