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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isoamyl cinnamate
Synonym(s) Isoamyl beta-phenylacrylate;Isopentyl cinnamate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Isopentyl cinnamate
JECFA number 665
CAS number 7779-65-9
FEMA number 2063
COE number 335
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 218.3
Chemical formula C14H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to slightly yellow liquid with a balsamic odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 310°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.533-1.541
Specific gravity 0.992-0.997
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