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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Anisyl phenylacetate
Synonym(s) Anisyl alpha-toluene;p-Methoxybenzyl phenylacetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-Methoxybenzyl phenylacetate
JECFA number 876
CAS number 102-17-0
FEMA number 3740
COE number 233
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 256.3
Chemical formula C16H16O3
Physical form/odour colourless oily liquid with a faint, honey-like, balsamic-rosy odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 370°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.553-1.563
Specific gravity 1.125-1.133
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