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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Allyl octanoate
Synonym(s) Allyl caprylate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1996 (Session 46)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Propenyl octanoate
JECFA number 5
CAS number 4230-97-1
FEMA number 2037
COE number 400
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 184.28
Chemical formula C11H20O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow oily liquid with a fruity odour and winey undertone
Solubility Insoluble in glycerol & water, slightly soluble in propylene glycol, and soluble in ethanol and fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 222°
Assay min % 97.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.432-1.434
Specific gravity 0.872-0.880
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