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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isoamyl phenethyl ether
Synonym(s) (2-(3-methyl butoxy)ethyl) benzene;3-methyl butyl oxyethyl benzene;1-(2-((3-methyl butyl)oxy)ethyl) benzene;(2-(3-methylbutoxy)ethyl) benzene;2-(3-methylbutoxy)ethylbenzene;isopentyl phenethyl ether;Green ether
Latest JECFA evaluation 2012 (Session 76)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-(3-Methylbutoxy)ethylbenzene
JECFA number 2136
CAS number 56011-02-0
FEMA number 4635
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 192.3
Chemical formula C13H20O
Physical form/odour Colourless clear liquid; fresh green hyacinth-like aroma
Solubility Soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 109-110º (8 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.477-1.485
Specific gravity 0.897-0.913 (20°)
Other requirements
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