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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring gamma-Methyldecalactone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-Methyl-4-decanolide;5-Hexyldihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone
JECFA number 250
CAS number 7011-83-8
FEMA number 3786
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 184.28
Chemical formula C11H20O2
Physical form/odour clear, colourless liquid with a jasmine odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 135° (0.5 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.440-1.460
Specific gravity 0.930-0.950
Other requirements
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