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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methylbutyraldehyde
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methylbutanal
JECFA number 254
CAS number 96-17-3
FEMA number 2691
COE number 575
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 86.13
Chemical formula C5H10O
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 93°
Assay min % 97.0%
Acid value max 10
Refractive index 1.388-1.393
Specific gravity 0.799-0.804
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