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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring p-Mentha-1,8-dien-7-al
Synonym(s) Perilla aldehyde;Dihydrocuminic aldehyde;Perillaldehyde;4-Isopropenyl-1-cyclohexene-1-carboxaldehyde
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Tentative
Chemical name p-Mentha-1,8-dien-7-al
JECFA number 973
CAS number 2111-75-3
FEMA number 3557
COE number 11788
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 150.22
Chemical formula C10H14O
Physical form/odour Pale, yellowish oily liquid; powerful, fatty-spicy, oily-herbaceous odour
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohols and oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 104° (10 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.504-1.513
Specific gravity 0.948-0.956
Other requirements Safety evaluation not completed