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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 4-Allylphenol
Synonym(s) p-Hydroxyallylbenzene;Chavicol;4-(2-Propenyl)phenol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-Allylphenol
JECFA number 1527
CAS number 501-92-8
FEMA number 4075
COE number
FLAVIS number 04.058
Molecular weight 134.18
Chemical formula C9H10O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Medicinal phenolic aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 235°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.542-1.548
Specific gravity 1.017-1.023
Other requirements