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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Hexyl 3-methylbutanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hexyl 3-methylbutanoate
JECFA number 199
CAS number 10032-13-0
FEMA number 3500
COE number 10692
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 186.29
Chemical formula C11H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid/pungent, fruity odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, most fixed oils; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 215°
Assay min % 95.0%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.417-1.421
Specific gravity 0.853-0.857
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