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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl (p-tolyloxy)acetate
Synonym(s) Ethyl p-cresoxyacetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl (4-methylphenoxy)acetate
JECFA number 1027
CAS number 67028-40-4
FEMA number 3157
COE number 2243
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 178.22
Chemical formula C11H14O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; fruity, cherry, anisic-honey-cocoa with a nut skin nuance slight metallic
Solubility Insoluble in water and oil
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 120 - 121°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.499-1.506
Specific gravity 1.075-1.080 (20°)
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