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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Prenyl formate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Methyl-2-buten-1-ol formate
JECFA number 1826
CAS number 68480-28-4
FEMA number 4205
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.694
Molecular weight 114.14
Chemical formula C6H10O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Fruity rum-like aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 34-35° (15 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.410-1.415
Specific gravity 0.920-0.927
Other requirements
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