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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Isopropylphenol
Synonym(s) o-Cumenol;o-Isopropylphenol;1-Hydroxy-2-isopropylbenzene
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Isopropylphenol
JECFA number 697
CAS number 88-69-7
FEMA number 3461
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 136.19
Chemical formula C9H12O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid, phenolic odour
Solubility slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 213-214°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.525-1.530
Specific gravity 0.989-0.999
Other requirements
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