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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring (E)-Geranyl 2-methylbutyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (2E)-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadienyl 2-methylbutanoic acid
JECFA number 1820
CAS number 68705-63-5
FEMA number 4122
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.382
Molecular weight 238.37
Chemical formula C15H26O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Fruity rosy aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 312-313°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.439-1.443
Specific gravity 0.897-0.903
Other requirements
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