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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Linalyl phenylacetate
Synonym(s) Linalyl alpha-toluate;3,7-Dimethyl-1,6-octadien-3-yl phenylacetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,5-Dimethyl-1-vinyhex-4-enyl phenylacetate
JECFA number 1019
CAS number 7143-69-3
FEMA number 3501
COE number 655
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 272.39
Chemical formula C18H24O2
Physical form/odour Colourless or pale straw colored viscous liquid; mildly floral, intensely sweet Neroli-rose type odour
Solubility Insoluble in water;soluble in olis
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 317°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.500-1.508
Specific gravity 0.966-0.974
Other requirements