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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring cis-3-Octen-1-ol
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (Z)-Oct-3-en-1-ol
JECFA number 321
CAS number 20125-84-2
FEMA number 3467
COE number 10296
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 128.21
Chemical formula C8H16O
Physical form/odour white to slightly yellowish liquid with a musty, mushroom-like odour
Solubility insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 174°
Assay min % 96.0% of C8H16O (as (Z) isomer)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.440-1.446
Specific gravity 0.830-0.850
Other requirements
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