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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Acetaldehyde phenethyl propyl acetal
Synonym(s) Acetal R;1-Phenethoxy-1-propoxyethane;Propyl phenethyl acetal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Phenylethoxy-1-propoxyethane
JECFA number 1000
CAS number 7493-57-4
FEMA number 2004
COE number 511
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 208.3
Chemical formula C13H20O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; powerful, ethereal green-herbal and leafy odour
Solubility Miscible in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 272°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.475-1.483
Specific gravity 0.944-0.950
Other requirements