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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 1-Decanol
Synonym(s) Alcohol C-10;Decyl alcohol
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Decanol
JECFA number 103
CAS number 112-30-1
FEMA number 2365
COE number 73
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 158.28
Chemical formula C10H22O
Physical form/odour colourless liquid/floral, waxy, fruity odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, ether, mineral oil, propylene glycol, most fixed oils; Insoluble in glycerin, water
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 3 ml 60% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 233°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.435-1.439
Specific gravity 0.826-0.831
Other requirements Solidification Pt.: > 5°
ID Test IR