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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Hexyl alcohol
Synonym(s) Alcohol C-6
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Hexanol
JECFA number 91
CAS number 111-27-3
FEMA number 2567
COE number 53
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 102.18
Chemical formula C6H14O
Physical form/odour colourless, mobile liquid/mild, sweet, green
Solubility miscible with alcohol, ether, 1 ml in 175 ml water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 157°
Assay min % 96.5%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.415-1.420
Specific gravity 0.816-0.821
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