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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Rhodinyl isobutyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,7-Dimethyl-7-octen-1-yl-2-methyl propanoate
JECFA number 74
CAS number 1338-23-8
FEMA number 2983
COE number 297
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 226.36
Chemical formula C14H26O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow oily liquid with a fruity, floral odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 260°
Assay min % 95% (by ester determination)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.448-1.453
Specific gravity 0.881-0.891 (d20/4)
Other requirements (equivalence factor for assay = 113.18)
ID Test MS