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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Rhodinyl propionate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,7-Dimethyl-7-octen-1-yl propionate
JECFA number 64
CAS number 105-89-5
FEMA number 2986
COE number 422
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 212.26
Chemical formula C13H24O2
Physical form/odour colourless, oily liquid with a rose, geranium odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol; practically insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 255°
Assay min % 95% (by ester determination)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.457
Specific gravity 0.910 (15.5°)
Other requirements (equivalence factor for assay = 106.16)
ID Test IR