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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isobutyl heptanoate
Synonym(s) Isobutyl heptoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methylpropyl heptanoate
JECFA number 172
CAS number 7779-80-8
FEMA number 2200
COE number 364
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 186.3
Chemical formula C11H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a green odour
Solubility soluble in most organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 209°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.420-1.425
Specific gravity 0.8593 (20°)
Other requirements
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