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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Hexyl decanoate
Synonym(s) Hexyl caprate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hexyl decanoate
JECFA number 1874
CAS number 10448-26-7
FEMA number 4342
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 256.42
Chemical formula C16H32O2
Physical form/odour Liquid; Fresh green aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in non-polar solvents
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 305-306°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.432-1.438
Specific gravity 0.857-0.863 (20°)
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