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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Amyl alcohol
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Pentanol
JECFA number 88
CAS number 71-41-0
FEMA number 2056
COE number 514
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 88.15
Chemical formula C5H12O
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid
Solubility miscible with alcohol
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 136°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.407-1.412
Specific gravity 0.810-0.816
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