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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 3-octenoate
Synonym(s) Ethyl oct-3-enoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl 3-Octenoate
JECFA number 1632
CAS number 1117-65-3
FEMA number 4361
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.377
Molecular weight 170.25
Chemical formula C10H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Tropical fruity aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in most organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 65-70° (1 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.434-1.438
Specific gravity 0.881-0.887
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