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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring cis-6-Nonen-1-ol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (Z)-Non-6-en-1-ol
JECFA number 324
CAS number 35854-86-5
FEMA number 3465
COE number 10294
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 142.24
Chemical formula C9H18O
Physical form/odour white to slightly yellow liquid with a powerful, melon-like odour
Solubility insoluble in water, soluble in fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 85° (5 mmHg)
Assay min % 95.0% (one major isomer)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.448-1.450
Specific gravity 0.844-0.851
Other requirements
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