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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring cis-3-Nonen-1-ol
Synonym(s) (Z)-non-3-en-1-ol;(3Z)-nonenol;(Z)-3-nonenol;cis-3-nonenol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2012 (Session 76)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (Z)-Non-3-en-1-ol
JECFA number 2177
CAS number 10340-23-5
FEMA number 4412
COE number 10293
FLAVIS number 02.234
Molecular weight 142.24
Chemical formula C9H18O
Physical form/odour Clear colourless liquid; waxy green melon aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 65º (2 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.440-1.460
Specific gravity 0.841-0.849 (20º)
Other requirements
ID Test MS