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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Allyl isovalerate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1996 (Session 46)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Propenyl 3-methylbutanoate
JECFA number 7
CAS number 2835-39-4
FEMA number 2045
COE number 2098
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 142.2
Chemical formula C8H14O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid with a fruity apple/cherry odour
Solubility Insoluble in water and miscible with perfume and flavour materials
Solubility in ethanol 1ml in 1ml 95% ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 155°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.413-1.418
Specific gravity 0.879-0.884
Other requirements Allyl alcohol 0.1% max
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