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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2,4,7-Decatrienal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Deca-2,4,7-trienal
JECFA number 1786
CAS number 51325-37-2
FEMA number 4089
COE number
FLAVIS number 05.141
Molecular weight 150.22
Chemical formula C10H14O
Physical form/odour Orange liquid; Green, citrusy aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble or insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 232-234°
Assay min % 98% (sum of three isomers)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.538-1.544
Specific gravity 0.900-0.904
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