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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Prenyl caproate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hexanoic acid 3-methyl-2-butenyl ester
JECFA number 1829
CAS number 76649-22-4
FEMA number 4204
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 184.27
Chemical formula C11H20O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Mild green fruit aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 219-221° (25 mm Hg)
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.434-1.440
Specific gravity 0.880-0.888
Other requirements
ID Test MS