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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Guaiacyl acetate
Synonym(s) o-Acetoxyanisole;o-Methoxyphenyl acetate;1-Acetoxy-2-methoxybenzene;Acetyl guaiacol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methoxyphenol acetate
JECFA number 718
CAS number 613-70-7
FEMA number 3687
COE number 552
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 166.18
Chemical formula C9H10O3
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale straw coloured liquid, woody, dry, slightly green odour
Solubility insoluble to slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 240-241°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.507-1.513
Specific gravity 1.127-1.134
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