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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Propyl alcohol
Synonym(s) n-Propanol
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Propanol
JECFA number 82
CAS number 71-23-8
FEMA number 2928
COE number 50
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 60.09
Chemical formula C3H8O
Physical form/odour colourless liquid
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 1 ml 95% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 97°
Assay min % 99.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.383-1.388
Specific gravity 0.800-0.805
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