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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 10-Undecenoic acid
Synonym(s) Undecyl-10-enic acid
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 10-Undecenoic acid
JECFA number 331
CAS number 112-38-9
FEMA number 3247
COE number 689
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 184.28
Chemical formula C11H20O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol and ether
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 275°
Assay min % 97.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.446-1.453
Specific gravity 0.910 - 0.917
Other requirements Iodine value: 136-138
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