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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Allyl heptanoate
Synonym(s) Allyl oenanthate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1996 (Session 46)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Propenyl heptanoate
JECFA number 4
CAS number 142-91-8
FEMA number 2031
COE number 369
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 170.25
Chemical formula C10H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow liquid with sweet fruity pineapple odour and a slight banana hint
Solubility in ethanol 1ml in 1ml 95% ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 210°
Assay min % 97.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.426-1.430
Specific gravity 0.880-0.885
Other requirements Allyl alcohol 0.1% max
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