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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Decyl acetate
Synonym(s) Acetate C-10
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Decyl acetate
JECFA number 132
CAS number 112-17-4
FEMA number 2367
COE number 199
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 200.32
Chemical formula C12H24O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid with a pear, floral, orange-rose odour
Solubility insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 2 ml 80% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 272°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.424-1.430
Specific gravity 0.861-0.866
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