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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Phenylpropyl cinnamate
Synonym(s) Hydrocinnamyl 3-phenylpropenoate;beta-Phenylpropyl cinnamate;3-Phenylpropyl beta-phenylacrylate;Hydrocinnamyl cinnamate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Phenylpropyl 3-phenylpropenoate
JECFA number 672
CAS number 122-68-9
FEMA number 2894
COE number 338
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 266.34
Chemical formula C18H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to slightly yellow liquid, rosy balsamic delicately fruity odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 190° (0.2 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98% (by ester determination)
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.583-1.588
Specific gravity 1.074-1.080
Other requirements (equivalence factor for assay = 133.17)
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