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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Cinnamyl acetate
Synonym(s) 3-Phenylallyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Cinnamyl acetate
JECFA number 650
CAS number 103-54-8
FEMA number 2293
COE number 208
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 176.22
Chemical formula C11H12O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to slightly yellow liquid, sweet, balsamic, floral odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 262-265°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.539-1.544
Specific gravity 1.047-1.054
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