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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 3-hexenoate
Synonym(s) Hydrosorbic acid, ethyl ester
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl hex-3-enoate
JECFA number 335
CAS number 2396-83-0
FEMA number 3342
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 142.2
Chemical formula C8H14O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 63-64° (12 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.424-1.428
Specific gravity 0.897-0.901 (20°)
Other requirements
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