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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring (E,Z)-3,7,11-Trimethyldodeca-2,6,10-trienyl acetate
Synonym(s) Farnesyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,7,11-Trimethyl-2,6,10-dodecatrien-1-ol acetate
JECFA number 1831
CAS number 29548-30-9
FEMA number 4213
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.818
Molecular weight 264.41
Chemical formula C17H28O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Rosy floral aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 165-166° (9 mm Hg)
Assay min % 99% (E-isomer 64 % and Z-isomer 35%)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.476-1.479
Specific gravity 0.908-0.914
Other requirements
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