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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-(l-Menthoxy)-2-methylpropane-1,2-diol
Synonym(s)
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (l)-2-Methyl-3-[5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)cyclohexyl]oxy-1,2-propanediol
JECFA number 1411
CAS number 195863-84-4
FEMA number 3849
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 244.36
Chemical formula C14H28O3
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; minty, cool aroma
Solubility Soluble in hexane; Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 124° (0.4 mm Hg)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.468-1.474
Specific gravity 0.978-0.984 (20°)
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