Food safety and quality
| share

Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Cinnamyl cinnamate
Synonym(s) Cinnamyl beta-phenylacrylate;3-Phenylallyl cinnamate;Phenylallyl cinnamate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Phenylprop-2-enyl 3-phenylpropenoate
JECFA number 673
CAS number 122-69-0
FEMA number 2298
COE number 332
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 264.32
Chemical formula C18H16O2
Physical form/odour White or colourless crystals, mild, balsamic, floral odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol moderately soluble
Boiling point (°C) 370°
Assay min % 95% (by ester determination)
Acid value max 2
Refractive index n/a
Specific gravity n/a
Other requirements mp: 42° (minimum); (equivalence factor for assay = 132.16)
ID Test IR