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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring l-Menthyl l-lactate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (1R,2S,5R)-2-Isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexyl (2S)-2-hydroxypropanoate
JECFA number 433
CAS number 61597-98-6
FEMA number 3748
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 228.33
Chemical formula C13H24O3
Physical form/odour colourless liquid or white crystalline solid with a weak chamomile or tobacco odour
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 142° (5 mmHg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements Melting point c.25°
ID Test IR