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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Heptyl isobutyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Heptyl 2-methyl propanoate
JECFA number 190
CAS number 2349-13-5
FEMA number 2550
COE number 295
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 186.3
Chemical formula C11H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid/herbaceous, woody odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 98° (10 mmHg)
Assay min % 95.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.417-1.421
Specific gravity 0.8625 (15°/15°)
Other requirements
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