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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Heptyl butyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Heptyl butanoate
JECFA number 154
CAS number 5870-93-9
FEMA number 2549
COE number 504
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 186.3
Chemical formula C11H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a camomile odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, propylene glycol; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 226°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.4231
Specific gravity 0.8555 (30°/30°)
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