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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring p-Ethoxybenzaldehyde
Synonym(s) Homoanisaldehyde
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-Ethoxybenzaldehyde
JECFA number 879
CAS number 10031-82-0
FEMA number 2413
COE number 626
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 150.18
Chemical formula C9H10O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a sweet, floral, anise odour
Solubility poorly soluble in water, glycols, glycerol; soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 250° (minimum)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 6
Refractive index 1.556-1.564
Specific gravity 1.078-1.084
Other requirements
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