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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Octyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Ethylhexyl acetate
JECFA number 313
CAS number 4864-61-3
FEMA number 3583
COE number 2347
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 172.27
Chemical formula C10H20O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a rosy-minty odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, propylene glycol, fixed oils; slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 187°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.414-1.419
Specific gravity 0.856-0.860
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