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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Neryl propionate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name cis-3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-yl propanoate
JECFA number 63
CAS number 105-91-9
FEMA number 2777
COE number 509
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 210.31
Chemical formula C13H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless, oily liquid/ether, fruity, jasmine, rose odour
Solubility very slightly soluble in water; soluble in alcohol
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 15 ml 70% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 233°
Assay min % 95.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.45-1.47
Specific gravity 0.89-0.91 (d20/4)
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