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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring n-Amyl heptanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Pentyl heptanoate
JECFA number 170
CAS number 7493-82-5
FEMA number 2073
COE number 370
FLAVIS number 09.098
Molecular weight 200.32
Chemical formula C12H24O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid with a fruity, unripe banana odour
Solubility soluble in most organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 1 ml 95% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 240-245°
Assay min % 93%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.422-1.426
Specific gravity 0.859-0.863
Other requirements SC: amyl 2-methylhexanoate
ID Test IR