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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Octyl isobutyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Octyl 2-methyl propanoate
JECFA number 192
CAS number 109-15-9
FEMA number 2808
COE number 593
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 200.32
Chemical formula C12H24O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid/refreshing, herbaceous odour
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 1 ml 95% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 245°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.420-1.425
Specific gravity 0.853-0.858
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