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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Butyl 2-decenoate
Synonym(s) Butyl decylenate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Butyl dec-3-enoate
JECFA number 1348
CAS number 7492-45-7
FEMA number 2194
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.235
Molecular weight 226.36
Chemical formula C14H26O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Powerful, fatty, fruity aroma
Solubility Soluble in most fixed oils; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 119-120° (20 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.444-1.451
Specific gravity 0.877-0.883
Other requirements