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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring p-Isopropylphenylacetaldehyde
Synonym(s) Cortexal;p-Cymen-7-carboxaldehyde;Cumylacetaldehyde
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (4-Isopropylphenyl)acetaldehyde
JECFA number 1024
CAS number 4395-92-0
FEMA number 2954
COE number 132
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 162.23
Chemical formula C11H14O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; powerful, green, refreshingly bark-woody or saplike odour
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 230-243°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.515-1.525
Specific gravity 0.965-0.975
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