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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Methyl-2-phenylbutyraldehyde
Synonym(s) alpha-Isopropylphenylacetaldehyde;3-Methyl-2-phenylbutanal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Methyl-2-phenylbutyraldehyde
JECFA number 1463
CAS number 2439-44-3
FEMA number 2738
COE number
FLAVIS number 05.097
Molecular weight 162.23
Chemical formula C11H14O
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid; Green fruity aroma
Solubility Soluble in oils; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 238°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.495-1.501
Specific gravity 0.972-0.982
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