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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring beta-Pinene
Synonym(s) 2(10)-Pinene;6,6-Dimethyl-2-methylene-norpinane;Pseudopinene;6,6-Dimethyl-2-methylenebicyclo[3.1.1]heptane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 6,6-Dimethyl-2-methylenebicyclo(3.1.1)heptane
JECFA number 1330
CAS number 127-91-3
FEMA number 2903
COE number
FLAVIS number 01.003
Molecular weight 136.24
Chemical formula C10H16
Physical form/odour Colourless mobile liquid; dry woody, resinous piney aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Insoluble
Boiling point (°C) 163-166°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max <1.0
Refractive index 1.476-1.482
Specific gravity 0.867-0.871
Other requirements Minimum assay value may include traces of limonene, alpha pinene and other common C10H16 terpenes