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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Methyl phenethyl ether
Synonym(s) Pandanol;Phenethyl methyl ether
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (2-Methoxyethyl)benzene
JECFA number 1254
CAS number 3558-60-9
FEMA number 3198
COE number
FLAVIS number 03.006
Molecular weight 136.19
Chemical formula C9H12O
Physical form/odour colourless mobile liquid, powerful, diffusive and penetrating aroma with a warm floral note
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 185-187°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.497-1.501
Specific gravity 0.945-0.951
Other requirements