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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Methyl heptanoate
Synonym(s) Methyl heptoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Methyl heptanoate
JECFA number 167
CAS number 106-73-0
FEMA number 2705
COE number 368
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 144.21
Chemical formula C8H16O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a fruity, orris odour
Solubility soluble in organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 173.8°
Assay min % 99.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.4114-1.41334
Specific gravity 0.87115 (20°)
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