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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring cis- and trans-Ethyl 2,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane-2-acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl 2,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane-2-acetate
JECFA number 1715
CAS number 6290-17-1
FEMA number 4294
COE number
FLAVIS number 06.087
Molecular weight 188.22
Chemical formula C9H16O4
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Soft, fruity notes
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 85°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.422-1.432
Specific gravity 1.048-1.054
Other requirements
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