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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Phenylpropyl isobutyrate
Synonym(s) beta-Phenylpropyl-2-methylpropanoate;Hydrocinnamyl isobutyrate;3-Phenylpropyl 2-methylpropanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Phenylpropyl isobuyrate
JECFA number 640
CAS number 103-58-2
FEMA number 2893
COE number 303
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 206.28
Chemical formula C13H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid, fruity-balsamic sweet odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 258°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.483-1.493
Specific gravity 0.975-0.981
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