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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Nona-2,4,6-trienal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Nona-2,4,6-trienal
JECFA number 1785
CAS number 57018-53-8
FEMA number 4187
COE number
FLAVIS number 05.173
Molecular weight 136.19
Chemical formula C9H12O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Green, cucumber aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble or insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 193-194°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.550-1.556
Specific gravity 0.867-0.873
Other requirements
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