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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring n-Amyl butyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Pentyl butanoate
JECFA number 152
CAS number 540-18-1
FEMA number 2059
COE number 270
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 158.23
Chemical formula C9H18O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid
Solubility soluble in alcohol, ether
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 185-186°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.409-1.414
Specific gravity 0.863-0.866
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