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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Hexanol
Synonym(s) Ethyl propyl carbinol
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hexan-3-ol
JECFA number 282
CAS number 623-37-0
FEMA number 3351
COE number 11775
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 102.18
Chemical formula C6H14O
Physical form/odour colourless liquid
Solubility slightly soluble in water; soluble in alcohol and acetone; soluble in ether in all proportions
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 131-135°
Assay min % 97.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.414-1.418
Specific gravity 0.818-0.822 (20°)
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