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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol
Synonym(s) 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxystyrene;p-Vinylcatechol-o-methyl ether;p-Vinylguaiacol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol
JECFA number 725
CAS number 7786-61-0
FEMA number 2675
COE number 177
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 150.18
Chemical formula C9H10O2
Physical form/odour Colourless or pale straw oily liquid, powerful, spicy, clove-like roasted peanut odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 224°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.534-1.538
Specific gravity 1.090-1.096
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