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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2,2,3-Trimethylcyclopent-3-en-1-yl acetaldehyde
Synonym(s) Campholenic aldehyde;(R)-2,2,3-Trimethylcyclopent-3-ene-1-acetaldehyde
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2,2,3-Trimethylcyclopent-3-en-1-yl acetaldehyde
JECFA number 967
CAS number 4501-58-0
FEMA number 3592
COE number 10325
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 152.24
Chemical formula C10H16O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; refreshing sweet-woody odour
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 75° (105 mm Hg)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.462-1.469
Specific gravity 0.918-0.924
Other requirements