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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Phenethyl 2-methylbutyrate
Synonym(s) beta-Phenethyl alpha-methyl-butanoate;Benzylcarbinyl 2-methylbutyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Phenylethyl 2-methylbutyrate
JECFA number 993
CAS number 24817-51-4
FEMA number 3632
COE number 10883
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 206.29
Chemical formula C13H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; sweet floral fruity odour with a warm, oily-herbaceous undertone
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 230°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.481-1.489
Specific gravity 0.974-0.980
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