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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 10-Undecen-2-one
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 10-Undecen-2-one
JECFA number 1849
CAS number 36219-73-5
FEMA number 4406
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 168.28
Chemical formula C11H20O
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid; Citrus, fatty aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 81-82° (3 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.440-1.441
Specific gravity 0.843-0.847
Other requirements
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