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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring o-Propylphenol
Synonym(s) 1-(2-Hydroxyphenyl)propane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Propylphenol
JECFA number 695
CAS number 644-35-9
FEMA number 3522
COE number 11908
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 136.19
Chemical formula C9H12O
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid, phenolic odour
Solubility slightly soluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 224°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.524-1.528
Specific gravity 0.988-0.996
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