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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring omega-Pentadecalactone
Synonym(s) Angelica lactone;Pentadeca-1,5-lactone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 15-Pentadecanolide;Oxacyclohexadecan-2-one
JECFA number 239
CAS number 106-02-5
FEMA number 2840
COE number 181
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 240.39
Chemical formula C15H28O2
Physical form/odour white to pale yellow solid
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) NA
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements Melting point 32°
ID Test IR