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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isopropyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Isopropyl acetate
JECFA number 305
CAS number 108-21-4
FEMA number 2926
COE number 193
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 102.13
Chemical formula C5H10O2
Physical form/odour colourless, mobile liquid with a characteristic odour
Solubility miscible with alcohol, ether and fixed oils; slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 88°
Assay min % 99.0%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.377
Specific gravity 0.856-0.862 (20°)
Other requirements Water: =<0.2%; Nonvolatile Residue: =<5 mg/100 ml
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