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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Phenylpropyl acetate
Synonym(s) Hydrocinnamyl acetate;beta-Phenylpropyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Benzenepropanol acetate
JECFA number 638
CAS number 122-72-5
FEMA number 2890
COE number 222
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 178.23
Chemical formula C11H14O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid, floral spicy odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 244-245°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.494-1.498
Specific gravity 1.011-1.020
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