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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Heptyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Heptyl acetate
JECFA number 129
CAS number 112-06-1
FEMA number 2547
COE number 212
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 158.24
Chemical formula C9H18O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a herbaceous, green, rose odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, ether; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 192°
Assay min % 97.5%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.411-1.417
Specific gravity 0.87505(15°)
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