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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Hexanal octane-1,3-diol acetal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2,4-Dipentyl-1,3-dioxane
JECFA number 1736
CAS number 202188-46-3
FEMA number 4377
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 228.38
Chemical formula C14H28O2
Physical form/odour Clear, colourless liquid; Fatty, green aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 287-288°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.425-1.432
Specific gravity 0.869-0.875
Other requirements
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