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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Phenethyl tiglate
Synonym(s) 2-Phenylethyl tiglate;Benzylcarbinyl tiglate;2-Phenylethyl trans-2,3-dimethylacrylate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (E)-2-Phenylethyl-2-methylbutanoate
JECFA number 997
CAS number 55719-85-2
FEMA number 2870
COE number 2186
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 204.27
Chemical formula C13H16O2
Physical form/odour Colourless viscous liquid; very pleasant, warm herbaceous, deep-rosy, dry leafy-green odour
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 259°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.494-1.518
Specific gravity 1.148-1.159
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