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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring (E,Z)-Methyl 2-nonenoate
Synonym(s) Neofollione
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Nonenoic acid, methyl ester
JECFA number 1813
CAS number 111-79-5
FEMA number 2725
COE number 2099
FLAVIS number 09.234
Molecular weight 170.25
Chemical formula C10H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless or light-yellow liquid; Green, violet aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in non-polar solvents
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 114-115° (21 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.440-1.447
Specific gravity 0.893-0.900 (20°)
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