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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isoamyl nonanoate
Synonym(s) Isoamyl nonylate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Methylbutyl nonanoate
JECFA number 48
CAS number 7779-70-6
FEMA number 2078
COE number 391
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 228.37
Chemical formula C14H28O2
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid with a nutty, oily, apricot-like odour
Solubility Soluble in ethanol, insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 260-265°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.427-1.431
Specific gravity 0.86
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