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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Octyl butyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Octyl n-butyrate
JECFA number 155
CAS number 110-39-4
FEMA number 2807
COE number 272
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 200.32
Chemical formula C12H24O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a green herbaceous, parsley odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol; practically insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 244°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.421-1.434
Specific gravity 0.8549 (30°)
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