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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Caryophyllene alcohol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2010 (Session 73)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4,4,8-trimethyltricyclo[,5]dodecan-1-ol
JECFA number 2027
CAS number 472-97-9
FEMA number 4410
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 222.37
Chemical formula C15H26O
Physical form/odour White crystalline solid; Warm moss-like, spicy aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble or insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 287-297°
Assay min % 92%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.498-1.503
Specific gravity 0.983-0.989 (20°)
Other requirements SC: 3-6% Dihydrocloven-9-ol
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