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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Myrtenol
Synonym(s) 10-Hydroxy-2-pinene;6,6-Dimethyl-2-oxymethylbicyclo[1.1.3]hept-2-ene;2-Pinen-10-ol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 6,6-Dimethylbicyclo[3.3.1]hept-2-ene-2-methanol
JECFA number 981
CAS number 515-00-4
FEMA number 3439
COE number 10285
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 152.24
Chemical formula C10H16O
Physical form/odour Colourless or pale straw-coloured liquid; Warm-herbaceous, slightly woody and discretely medicinal-camphoraceous odour of moderate to poor tenacity
Solubility Insoluble in water and propylene glycol; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 221°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.490-1.500
Specific gravity 0.976-0.983
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