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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Piperonyl isobutyrate
Synonym(s) Heliotropyl 2-methyl propanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,4-Methylenedioxybenzyl isobutyrate
JECFA number 895
CAS number 1300847
FEMA number 2913
COE number 305
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 222.24
Chemical formula C12H14O4
Physical form/odour colourless oily liquid with a mild, fruity, berry-like odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 91-92° (0.005 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.506-1.513
Specific gravity 1.154-1.160
Other requirements
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