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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Heptanal dimethyl acetal
Synonym(s) Heptaldehyde dimethyl acetal;Enanthal dimethyl acetal;Oenanthal dimethyl acetal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,1-Dimethoxyheptane
JECFA number 947
CAS number 10032-05-0
FEMA number 2541
COE number 2015
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 160.26
Chemical formula C9H20O2
Physical form/odour colourless oily liquid with a green, herbaceous, somewhat nutty odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 164-165°; 60° (1 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.405-1.415
Specific gravity 0.844-0.849
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