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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Dodecanal dimethyl acetal
Synonym(s) 1,1'-bis(Methoxy)dodecane;Dodecanal dimethyl acetal;Lauryl aldehyde dimethyl acetal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,1-Dimethoxy-odecane
JECFA number 1746
CAS number 14620-52-1
FEMA number 4366
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 230.39
Chemical formula C14H30O2
Physical form/odour Clear, colourless liquid; Fatty, citrus-like aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 268-269°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.428-1.434
Specific gravity 0.847-0.853
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