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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring p-Isopropylacetophenone
Synonym(s) p-Acetylcumene;p-Isopropylacetylbenzene;Methyl p-isopropylphenyl ketone;Acetocumene
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-(4-Isopropylphenyl)ethanone
JECFA number 808
CAS number 645-13-6
FEMA number 2927
COE number 651
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 162.23
Chemical formula C11H14O
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a powerful spicy, woody, herbaceous odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 252°
Assay min % 98% (sum of isomers)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.520-1.527
Specific gravity 0.967-0.975
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