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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Undecanal
Synonym(s) Aldehyde C-11 undecyclic;n-Undecyl aldehyde
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Undecanal
JECFA number 107
CAS number 112-44-7
FEMA number 3092
COE number 121
FLAVIS number 05.034
Molecular weight 170.3
Chemical formula C11H22O
Physical form/odour colourless to slightly yellow liquid/sweet, fatty, floral odour
Solubility soluble in most fixed oils, propylene glycol; insoluble in glycerol, water
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 5 ml of 70% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 223°
Assay min % 92%
Acid value max 10
Refractive index 1.430-1.435
Specific gravity 0.825-0.832
Other requirements SC: 2-methyldecanal
ID Test IR