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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isobutyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methylpropyl acetate
JECFA number 137
CAS number 110-19-0
FEMA number 2175
COE number 195
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 116.16
Chemical formula C6H12O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a fruity, banana-like odour on dilution
Solubility soluble in alcohol, most fixed oils, propylene glycol, 1 ml in 180 ml water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 116-118°
Assay min % 95.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.389-1.392
Specific gravity 0.862-0.871
Other requirements
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