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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Terpinyl formate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name p-Menth-1-en-8-yl formate
JECFA number 367
CAS number 2153-26-6
FEMA number 3052
COE number 348
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 182.26
Chemical formula C11H18O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a floral citrusy, tart, herbaceous odour
Solubility very slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 6 ml 60% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 213-225°
Assay min % 95% (by ester determination)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.467-1.473
Specific gravity 0.987-0.993 (15.5°)
Other requirements (equivalence factor for assay = 91.13)
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