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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Cyclohexyl butyrate
Synonym(s) Cyclohexyl butanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Cyclohexyl butyrate
JECFA number 1094
CAS number 1551-44-6
FEMA number 2351
COE number 2082
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 170.25
Chemical formula C10H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; fresh floral odour reminiscent of benzyl butyrate; intense sweet taste
Solubility almost insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 212°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.439-1.451
Specific gravity 0.953-0.959
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