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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 2-acetyloctanoate
Synonym(s) Ethyl alpha-hexylacetoacetate;Ethyl 2-acetylcaprylate;Octanoic acid, 2-acetyl-, ethyl ester
Latest JECFA evaluation 2010 (Session 73)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name ethyl 2-acetyloctanoate
JECFA number 1958
CAS number 29214-60-6
FEMA number 4459
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 214.3
Chemical formula C12H22O3
Physical form/odour Clear colourless liquid; Fruity jasmine herbal waxy aroma
Solubility Soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 253-254°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.430-1.440
Specific gravity 0.934-0.940 (20°)
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