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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Decanal dimethyl acetal
Synonym(s) Aldehyde C-10 dimethyl acetal;Capraldehyde dimethyl acetal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,1-Dimethoxydecane
JECFA number 945
CAS number 7779-41-1
FEMA number 2363
COE number 43
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 202.34
Chemical formula C12H26O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a herbaceous, green, citrus-floral odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 218°; 77-79° (1 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.420-1.430
Specific gravity 0.830-0.852
Other requirements
ID Test IR