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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Citronellyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,7-Dimethyl-6-octen-1-yl acetate
JECFA number 57
CAS number 150-84-5
FEMA number 2311
COE number 202
FLAVIS number 09.012
Molecular weight 198.31
Chemical formula C11H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid/fruity odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, most fixed oils; insoluble in glycerol, propylene glycol, water
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 9 ml 70% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 229°
Assay min % 92% (total esters)
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.440-1.450
Specific gravity 0.883-0.893
Other requirements SC: citronellol
ID Test IR