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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl cinnamate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl cinnamate
JECFA number 659
CAS number 103-36-6
FEMA number 2430
COE number 323
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 176.22
Chemical formula C11H12O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid, sweet balsamic-honey note
Solubility insoluble in water; miscible in alcohols
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 271-272°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.558-1.562
Specific gravity 1.044-1.051
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