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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Linalyl hexanoate
Synonym(s) Linalyl capronate;Linalyl hexoate;Linalyl hexylate;3,7-Dimethylocta-1,6-dien-3-yl hexanoate;Linalyl caproate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,5-Dimethyl-1-ethenylhex-4-enyl hexanoate
JECFA number 364
CAS number 7779-23-9
FEMA number 2643
COE number 318
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 252.4
Chemical formula C16H28O2
Physical form/odour colourless, oily liquid
Solubility insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 252°
Assay min % 96.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.451-1.460
Specific gravity 0.886-0.892 (20°)
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