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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Rhodinyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,7-Dimethyl-7-octen-1-yl acetate
JECFA number 60
CAS number 141-11-7
FEMA number 2981
COE number 223
FLAVIS number 09.033
Molecular weight 198.31
Chemical formula C11H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless to slightly yellow liquid/light, fresh, rose-like odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, most fixed oils; insoluble in glycerol, propylene glycol, water
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 2 ml 80% alcohol remains in soln to 10 ml
Boiling point (°C) 237°
Assay min % 87% (total esters)
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.450-1.458
Specific gravity 0.895-0.908
Other requirements Angular Rotation: -2° to -6°; SC: rhodinol
ID Test IR