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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methylbut-2-en-1-ol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methylbut-2-en-1-ol
JECFA number 1617
CAS number 4675-87-0
FEMA number 4178
COE number 10258
FLAVIS number 02.174
Molecular weight 86.13
Chemical formula C5H10O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Green oily aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 136-138°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.439-1.445
Specific gravity 0.863-0.869
Other requirements
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