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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Cinnamyl butyrate
Synonym(s) 3-Phenylallyl butyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Phenyl-2-propenyl butyrate
JECFA number 652
CAS number 103-61-7
FEMA number 2296
COE number 279
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 204.27
Chemical formula C13H16O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellowish liquid, fruity slightly floral balsamic odour
Solubility insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 300°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.525-1.530
Specific gravity 1.010-1.020
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