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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 3-phenylpropionate
Synonym(s) Ethyl hydrocinnamate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl 3- phenylpropionate
JECFA number 644
CAS number 2021-28-5
FEMA number 2455
COE number 429
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 178.23
Chemical formula C11H14O2
Physical form/odour Colourless, somewhat oily liquid, sweet, fruity, honey-like odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 247-249°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.492-1.497
Specific gravity 1.009-1.017
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