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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 1-Methyl-1,3-cyclohexadiene
Synonym(s) 2,3-Dihydrotoluene
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Methyl-1,3-cyclohexadiene
JECFA number 1344
CAS number 1489-56-1
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COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 94.16
Chemical formula C7H10
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid; Light fruity aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in most fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 118-120°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max <1.0
Refractive index 1.446-1.452
Specific gravity 0.846-0.853
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