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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring p-Tolyl acetate
Synonym(s) p-Cresyl acetate;Acetyl p-cresol;p-Cresylic acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name p-Tolyl acetate
JECFA number 699
CAS number 140-39-6
FEMA number 3073
COE number 226
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 150.18
Chemical formula C9H10O2
Physical form/odour Clear, colourless liquid, strong floral odour
Solubility slightly soluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 208-212°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.499-1.503
Specific gravity 1.044-1.052
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