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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Hexyl nonanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hexyl nonanoate
JECFA number 1873
CAS number 6561-39-3
FEMA number 4339
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 242.4
Chemical formula C15H30O2
Physical form/odour Liquid; Fresh vegetable fruity aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in non-polar solvents
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 291-292°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.431-1.436
Specific gravity 0.858-0.863 (20°)
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