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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring alpha-Amylcinnamyl acetate
Synonym(s) alpha-Pentylcinnamyl acetate;alpha-n-Amyl-beta-phenylacryl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-(Phenylmethylene)heptyl acetate
JECFA number 677
CAS number 7493-78-9
FEMA number 2064
COE number 216
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 246.35
Chemical formula C16H22O2
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid, mild, oily, fruity, somewhat green odour
Solubility soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 291°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.487-1.495
Specific gravity 0.953-0.961
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