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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Terpinyl propionate
Synonym(s) Menthen-1-yl-8-ate;p-Menth-1-en-8-ol propionate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name p-Menth-1-en-8-yl propionate
JECFA number 369
CAS number 80-27-3
FEMA number 3053
COE number 423
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 210.32
Chemical formula C13H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless to slightly yellow liquid with a sweet, floral, herbaceous, lavender-like odour
Solubility soluble in glycerol; slightly soluble in propylene glycol; insoluble in water; miscible with alcohol, chloroform, ether, most fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 2 ml 80% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 240°
Assay min % 95.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.462-1.468
Specific gravity 0.947-0.952
Other requirements
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