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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2,4-Hexadienyl isobutyrate
Synonym(s) Sorbyl isobutyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hexa-2,4-dienyl isobutyrate
JECFA number 1782
CAS number 16491-24-0
FEMA number 4134
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 168.24
Chemical formula C10H16O2
Physical form/odour Light yellow liquid; Sweet, pineapple aroma with cinnamon undertones
Solubility Practically insoluble or insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 80° (15 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.464-1.470
Specific gravity 0.902-0.906
Other requirements