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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2,4-Dimethyl-4-nonanol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2,4-Dimethyl-4-nonanol
JECFA number 1850
CAS number 74356-31-3
FEMA number 4407
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 172.31
Chemical formula C11H24O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Fruity aroma
Solubility Very slightly soluble in water; soluble in fats
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 211-213°
Assay min % 84%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.439-1.447
Specific gravity 0.821-0.827
Other requirements SC: 2,6,8-Trimethyl-6-hydroxy-4-nonanone (6.6%); cis-2,6,8-Trimethyl-5-nonen-4-one (6.5%); trans-2,6,8-Trimethyl-5-nonen-4-one (2.6%)
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