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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 3-phenylglycidate
Synonym(s) Ethyl phenylglycidate;Ethyl alpha,beta-epoxy-beta-phenylpropionate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl 3-phenyl-2,3-epoxypropionate
JECFA number 1576
CAS number 121-39-1
FEMA number 2454
COE number
FLAVIS number 16.018
Molecular weight 192.21
Chemical formula C11H12O3
Physical form/odour Clear, Colourless to pale yellow liquid; Strong fruity aroma suggestive of strawberry
Solubility Insoluble in water; Soluble in ether, oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 96° (0.5 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.516-1.521
Specific gravity 1.120-1.125
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