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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Heptyl heptanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Heptyl heptanoate
JECFA number 1875
CAS number 624-09-9
FEMA number 4341
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 228.37
Chemical formula C14H28O2
Physical form/odour Liquid; Green aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in non-polar solvents
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 276-277°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.428-1.432
Specific gravity 0.859-0.865 (20°)
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