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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Cinnamyl formate
Synonym(s) 3-Phenylallyl formate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Cinnamyl formate
JECFA number 649
CAS number 104-65-4
FEMA number 2299
COE number 352
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 162.19
Chemical formula C10H10O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to slightly yellow liquid, green, herbaceous, balsamic odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 250°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.550-1.556
Specific gravity 1.075-1.082
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