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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3,4-Dimethoxy-1-vinylbenzene
Synonym(s) 3,4-Dimethoxystyrene
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-Ethenyl-1,2-dimethoxybenzene
JECFA number 1251
CAS number 6380-23-0
FEMA number 3138
COE number
FLAVIS number 04.040
Molecular weight 164.2
Chemical formula C10H12O2
Physical form/odour colourless to yellow oily liquid; sweet, floral penetrating aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 203-205° (20 mm Hg)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.520-1.526
Specific gravity 1.006-1.012
Other requirements