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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3,5,5-Trimethyl-1-hexanol
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,5,5-Trimethylhexanol
JECFA number 268
CAS number 3452-97-9
FEMA number 3324
COE number 702
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 144.26
Chemical formula C9H20O
Physical form/odour colourless, to yellow oily liquid or solid with a strong, oily, herbaceous odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol, acetone and ether
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 142° (150 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97.0%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.435
Specific gravity 0.835 (20°/20°)
Other requirements
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