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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Phenylpropyl butyrate
Synonym(s) 2-Phenylpropyl n-butyrate;beta-Methylphenethyl butyrate;alpha-Phenylpropyl alcohol butyric ester
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Phenylpropyl butyrate
JECFA number 1469
CAS number 80866-83-7
FEMA number 2891
COE number
FLAVIS number 09.057
Molecular weight 206.29
Chemical formula C13H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Sweet, fruity, rum, apricot aroma
Solubility Soluble in oils; Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 268-272°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.485-1.491
Specific gravity 0.988-0.994
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