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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Linalyl isobutyrate
Synonym(s) Linalool isobutyrate;3,7-Dimethylocta-1,6-dien-3-yl isobutyrate;Linalyl 3-methylpropionate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,5-Dimethyl-1-ethenylhex-4-enyl 3-methylpropionate
JECFA number 362
CAS number 78-35-3
FEMA number 2640
COE number 298
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 224.34
Chemical formula C14H24O2
Physical form/odour colourless to slightly yellow liquid with a sweet, fresh, rosy odour
Solubility insoluble in water; miscible with alcohol and ether
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 3 ml 80% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 230°
Assay min % 95.0%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.446-1.451
Specific gravity 0.882-0.888
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