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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring delta-Damascone
Synonym(s) 1-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-3-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2-buten-1-one;Dihydro floriffone TD
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-3-cyclohexenyl)-2-buten-1-one
JECFA number 386
CAS number 57378-68-4
FEMA number 3622
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 192.3
Chemical formula C13H20O
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid with a fruity odour
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 10 ml 95% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 82° (2 mm Hg); 97° (3 mm Hg)
Assay min % 96.5%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.485-1.502
Specific gravity 0.920 -0.940
Other requirements
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