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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Hexadecyl lactate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2010 (Session 73)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name hexadecyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
JECFA number 1950
CAS number 35274-05-6
FEMA number 4483
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 314.5
Chemical formula C19H38O3
Physical form/odour White solid; Faint fatty butter-like aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble or insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) NA
Assay min % 88%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements SC: 15% Hexadecanol; m.p. = 35-44°
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