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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring beta-Caryophyllene oxide
Synonym(s) Caryophyllene epoxide;Caryophyllene oxide
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4,5-Epoxy-4,12,12-trimethyl-8-methylene-bicyclo(8.2.0)dodecane
JECFA number 1575
CAS number 1139-30-6
FEMA number 4085
COE number
FLAVIS number 16.043
Molecular weight 220.36
Chemical formula C15H24O
Physical form/odour Colourless solid; Sweet fruity aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements mp: 61°
ID Test HNMR MS
Spectrum