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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isobutyl hexanoate
Synonym(s) Isobutyl caproate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methylpropyl hexanoate
JECFA number 166
CAS number 105-79-3
FEMA number 2202
COE number 314
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 172.27
Chemical formula C10H20O2
Physical form/odour clear, colourless to yellowish liquid with a fruity, cocoa odour
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 2 ml 80% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 200°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.410-1.418
Specific gravity 0.854-0.858
Other requirements
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