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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring p-Methoxycinnamaldehyde
Synonym(s) p-Methoxycinnaldehyde
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name p-Methoxycinnamaldehyde
JECFA number 687
CAS number 1963-36-6
FEMA number 3567
COE number 11919
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 162.18
Chemical formula C10H10O2
Physical form/odour White to yellowish crystals, spicy floral odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in fats
Solubility in ethanol moderately soluble
Boiling point (°C) 277°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 4
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements mp: 57-58°
ID Test IR