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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Terpinyl isovalerate
Synonym(s) Terpinyl isopentanoate;p-Menth-1-en-8-yl isopentanoate;p-Menth-1-en-8-yl 3-methylbutyrate;Terpinyl isovalerate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name p-Menth-1-en-8-yl isovalerate
JECFA number 372
CAS number 1142-85-4
FEMA number 3054
COE number 456
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 238.38
Chemical formula C15H26O2
Physical form/odour colourless oily liquid with a peculiar sweet-piney, floral-incense-like citrus odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in alcohols
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 248°
Assay min % 95% (by ester determination)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.459-1.469
Specific gravity 0.931-0.937
Other requirements (equivalence factor for assay = 119.00)
ID Test IR