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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Valeraldehyde dibutyl acetal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,1-Dibutoxypentane
JECFA number 1731
CAS number 13112-65-7
FEMA number 4375
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 216.36
Chemical formula C13H28O2
Physical form/odour Clear, colourless liquid; Sweet, nutty aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 251-252°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.417-1.423
Specific gravity 0.833-0.839
Other requirements
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