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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isopropyl myristate
Synonym(s) Isopropyl tetradecanoate;Tetradecanoic acid
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Isopropyl tetradecanoate
JECFA number 311
CAS number 110-27-0
FEMA number 3556
COE number 386
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 270.46
Chemical formula C17H34O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow, odourless liquid
Solubility insoluble in water and glycerol; soluble in alcohol
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 192° (22 mmHg)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.432 - 1.437
Specific gravity 0.847 - 0.855
Other requirements Saponification Value: 205-211; Iodine Value: <=1
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