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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Rhodinyl butyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Information required Low assay
Chemical name 3,7-Dimethyl-7-octen-1-yl butanoate
JECFA number 68
CAS number 141-15-1
FEMA number 2982
COE number 284
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 226.36
Chemical formula C14H26O2
Physical form/odour colourless to yellowish or greenish liquid/fruity, rose odour
Solubility in ethanol 1ml in 8ml 80% alcohol; 1ml in 1ml 90% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 137° (13 mm Hg)
Assay min % 85.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.446-1.456
Specific gravity 0.880-0.895 (20°/20°)
Other requirements SC: rhodinol
ID Test IR