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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring trans-2-Hexenyl isovalerate
Synonym(s) (E)-Hex-2-enyl 3-methylbutanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hex-2-enyl 3-methylbutanoate
JECFA number 1377
CAS number 68698-59-9
FEMA number 3930
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.399
Molecular weight 184.28
Chemical formula C11H20O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Fruity-buttery aroma
Solubility Soluble in fats; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 105° (20 mm Hg)
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.425-1.435
Specific gravity 0.875-0.885
Other requirements