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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl dodecanoate
Synonym(s) Ethyl laurate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1996 (Session 46)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl dodecanoate
JECFA number 37
CAS number 106-33-2
FEMA number 2441
COE number 375
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 228.38
Chemical formula C14H28O2
Physical form/odour Colourless, oily liquid with a fruity, floral odour
Solubility Soluble in ether, insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol 1ml in 9ml 80% ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 269°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.430-1.434
Specific gravity 0.858-0.863
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