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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Linalyl isovalerate
Synonym(s) 3,7-Dimethylocta-1,6-dien-3-yl isovalerate;Linalyl isovalerate;Linalyl 3-methylbutyrate;Linalyl isopentanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,5-Dimethyl-1-ethenylhex-4-enyl 3-methylbutyrate
JECFA number 363
CAS number 1118-27-0
FEMA number 2646
COE number 449
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 238.37
Chemical formula C15H26O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid with a sweet, fruity citrusy odour
Solubility insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Solubility in ethanol 1 ml in 5.5 to 7 ml 80% alcohol
Boiling point (°C) 188°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 0.09
Refractive index 1.448-1.453
Specific gravity 0.880-0.888
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