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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Phenyl-1-propanol
Synonym(s) Phenethyl carbinol;(3-Hydroxypropyl)benzene;Hydrocinnamyl alcohol;3-Hydroxy-1-phenylpropane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
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Chemical name 3-Phenylpropanol
JECFA number 636
CAS number 122-97-4
FEMA number 2885
COE number 80
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 136.19
Chemical formula C9H12O
Physical form/odour Colourless, slightly viscous liquid, sweet hyacinth odour
Solubility slightly soluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 235-236°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.524-1.528
Specific gravity 0.993-1.002
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