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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isopropyl phenylacetate
Synonym(s) Isopropyl alpha-toluate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Isopropyl phenylacetate
JECFA number 1011
CAS number 4861-85-2
FEMA number 2956
COE number 2158
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 178.23
Chemical formula C11H14O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; powerful ethereal or winey-honey-like, sweet odour
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 238-253°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.483-1.491
Specific gravity 1.006-1.012 (20°)
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