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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Rhodinyl isovalerate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,7-Dimethyl-7-octen-1-yl-3-methylbutanoate
JECFA number 77
CAS number 7778-96-3
FEMA number 2987
COE number 460
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 240.26
Chemical formula C15H28O2
Physical form/odour colourless, oily liquid with a rose odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol; practically insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 270°
Assay min % 95% (by ester determination)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.447
Specific gravity 0.8829 (15°)
Other requirements (equivalence factor for assay = 120.20)
ID Test IR