Food safety and quality
| share

Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 2-methyl-3-pentenoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl 2-methylpent-3-enoate
JECFA number 350
CAS number 1617-23-8
FEMA number 3456
COE number 10612
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 142.2
Chemical formula C8H14O2
Physical form/odour
Solubility insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 85-91° (50 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.419
Specific gravity 0.870-0.876
Other requirements
ID Test IR