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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methoxy-4-propylphenol
Synonym(s) 5-Propyl-o-hydroxyanisole;4-Propylguaiacol;Dihydroeugenol;4-Propyl-o-methoxyphenol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methoxy-4-propylphenol
JECFA number 717
CAS number 2785-87-7
FEMA number 3598
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 166.22
Chemical formula C10H14O2
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid, warm, spicy, sweet, and slightly floral balsamic odour
Solubility slightly soluble in water; soluble in fat
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 250°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.520-1.525
Specific gravity 1.034-1.040
Other requirements
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