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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Decyl propionate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Decyl propanoate
JECFA number 146
CAS number 5454-19-3
FEMA number 2369
COE number 408
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 214.35
Chemical formula C13H26O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid with a slightly fatty, aldehyde odour
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 138-139° (15 mmHg)
Assay min % 95.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.426-1.432
Specific gravity 0.857-0.867
Other requirements
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