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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Phenylpropyl propionate
Synonym(s) beta-Phenylpropyl propionate;Hydrocinnamyl propionate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Benzenepropanol propionate
JECFA number 639
CAS number 122-74-7
FEMA number 2897
COE number 419
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 192.26
Chemical formula C12H16O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid, heavy floral balsamic odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 265°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.488-1.495
Specific gravity 0.995-1.005
Other requirements
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