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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 8-p-Menthene-1,2-diol
Synonym(s) Limonene glycol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Methyl-4-(1-methylethenyl)-1,2-cyclohexanediol
JECFA number 1860
CAS number 1946-00-5
FEMA number 4409
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 170.25
Chemical formula C10H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to very slightly yellow oily liquid; Cool minty aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 54-57°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.493-1.499
Specific gravity 0.920-0.925
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