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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Allyl 2-ethylbutyrate
Synonym(s) Allyl 2-ethylbutanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1996 (Session 46)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Propenyl 2-ethylbutanoate
JECFA number 11
CAS number 7493-69-8
FEMA number 2029
COE number 281
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 156.23
Chemical formula C9H16O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid with an oily fruity odour
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol, and miscible with essential oils and flavour materials
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 165-167°
Assay min % 99.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.422-1.427
Specific gravity 0.882-0.887
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