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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Cinnamyl alcohol
Synonym(s) gamma-Phenylallyl alcohol;Zimtalcohol;Cinnamic alcohol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Cinnamyl alcohol
JECFA number 647
CAS number 104-54-1
FEMA number 2294
COE number 65
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 134.18
Chemical formula C9H10O
Physical form/odour White to yellowish crystalline solid, warm-balsamic, floral, sweet odour
Solubility insoluble to slightly soluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol moderately soluble
Boiling point (°C) 258°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements mp: 30° minimum
ID Test IR