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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isobornyl formate
Synonym(s) exo-2-Bornyl formate;Isobornyl methanoate;exo-2-Camphanyl formate;Bornyl (iso) formate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,7,7-Trimethylbicyclo(2.2.1)hept-2-yl formate
JECFA number 1390
CAS number 1200-67-5
FEMA number 2162
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.176
Molecular weight 182.26
Chemical formula C11H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Green, earthy, herbaceouos-camphoraceous, piney aroma
Solubility Soluble in oils; Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 94-95° (15 mm Hg)
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max <1.0
Refractive index 1.469-1.473
Specific gravity 1.011-1.017
Other requirements Minimum assay value may include small amounts of bornyl formate