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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isopulegol
Synonym(s) 8(9)-p-Menthen-3-ol;1-Methyl-4-isopropenylcyclohexan-3-ol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name p-Menth-8-en-3-ol
JECFA number 755
CAS number 89-79-2
FEMA number 2962
COE number 2033
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 154.25
Chemical formula C10H18O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid, minty-herbaceous, bitter-sweet, harsh, camphoraceous odour
Solubility slightly soluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 218°
Assay min % 95% (total of isomers; <1% citronellal)
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.468-1.477
Specific gravity 0.904-0.913
Other requirements
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