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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Nonanoyl 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylamide
Synonym(s) N-Nonanoyl vanillylamide;Pelargonyl vanillylamide;N-(4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzyl) nonanamide
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name N-Nonanoyl 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzylamide
JECFA number 1599
CAS number 2444-46-4
FEMA number 2787
COE number
FLAVIS number 16.006
Molecular weight 293.41
Chemical formula C17H27O3N
Physical form/odour White powder or crystals; odourless
Solubility Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements mp 124-128°