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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl methylphenylglycidate
Synonym(s) Strawberry aldehyde;Ethyl 3-methyl-3-phenylglycidate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl 2,3-epoxy-3-methyl-3-phenylbutanoate
JECFA number 1577
CAS number 77-83-8
FEMA number 2444
COE number
FLAVIS number 16.015
Molecular weight 206.24
Chemical formula C12H14O3
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid; Strong fruity aroma suggestive of strawberry
Solubility Insoluble in water, glycerol; Soluble in propylene glycol, fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 272-275°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.504-1.513
Specific gravity 1.086-1.096
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