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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring cis-3-Hexenyl hexanoate
Synonym(s) cis-3-Hexenyl caproate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name cis-3-Hexen-1-ol hexanoate
JECFA number 165
CAS number 31501-11-8
FEMA number 3403
COE number 11779
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 198.31
Chemical formula C12H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid with a fruity green odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, propylene glycol, most fixed oils; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 122° (12 mmHg)
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.420-1.440
Specific gravity 0.870-0.890
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