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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Methyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one
Synonym(s) 3-Methyl-D2-cyclohexenone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Methylcyclohex-2-en-1-one
JECFA number 1107
CAS number 1193-18-6
FEMA number 3360
COE number 11134
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 110.16
Chemical formula C7H10O
Physical form/odour Clear liquid; medicinal, phenolic, mild cherry odour
Solubility miscible in water
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 199-200°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.490-1.498
Specific gravity 0.967-0.972
Other requirements