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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Allyl phenylacetate
Synonym(s) Allyl alpha-toluate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Propenyl phenylacetate
JECFA number 17
CAS number 1797-74-6
FEMA number 2039
COE number 2162
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 176.22
Chemical formula C11H12O2
Physical form/odour Colourless, slightly viscous liquid with a honey-like odour
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 89-93° (3mm Hg)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.5122 (13.5°)
Specific gravity 1.033-1.041
Other requirements
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