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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Phenethyl hexanoate
Synonym(s) Benzylcarbinyl hexanoate;2-Phenylethyl caproate;Benzylcarbinyl caproate;2-Phenethyl hexanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Phenylethyl hexanoate
JECFA number 995
CAS number 6290-37-5
FEMA number 3221
COE number 10882
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 220.31
Chemical formula C14H20O2
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid; fruity-green, rosy, fresh pineapple-like, banana-like odour
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 263°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.480-1.488
Specific gravity 0.969-0.980
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