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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Propyl heptanoate
Synonym(s) Propyl heptoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Propyl heptanoate
JECFA number 168
CAS number 7778-87-2
FEMA number 2948
COE number 367
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 172.27
Chemical formula C10H20O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with an ethereal odour
Solubility soluble in most organic solvents; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 206-208°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.4160-1.41894
Specific gravity 0.85705 (20°)
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