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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Dimenthyl glutarate
Synonym(s) Pentanedioic acid, bis[5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl] ester (9CI);Glutaric acid, di-(p-menth-3-yl) Ester
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name bis(2-isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexyl) glutarate
JECFA number 2250
CAS number 406179-71-3
FEMA number 4604
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.935
Molecular weight 408.61
Chemical formula C25H44O4
Physical form/odour Amber amorphous or crystalline solid/Fresh minty aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to Insoluble
Solubility in ethanol Very slightly soluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % >95%
Acid value max < 1.0
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements mp: Approx. 40°
ID Test 1H-NMR