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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring (E)-Citronellyl 2-methylbut-2-enoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methyl-2-butenoic acid (2E)-3,7-dimethyl-6-octenyl ester
JECFA number 1823
CAS number 24717-85-9
FEMA number 4295
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.340
Molecular weight 238.37
Chemical formula C15H26O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Winey rosy aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 143-145° (7 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.460-1.470
Specific gravity 0.901-0.911
Other requirements
ID Test MS