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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Tetrahydrolinalool
Synonym(s)
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,7-Dimethyloctan-3-ol
JECFA number 357
CAS number 78-69-3
FEMA number 3060
COE number 77
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 158.28
Chemical formula C10H22O
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a distinct floral odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, most fixed oils; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 2 ml 70% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 97°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.431-1.435
Specific gravity 0.823-0.829
Other requirements
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