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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Methyl dihydrojasmonate
Synonym(s) Methyl hydrojasmonate;Cyclopentaneacetic acid, 3-oxo-2-pentyl-, methyl ester
Latest JECFA evaluation 2010 (Session 73)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name methyl 3-oxo-2-pentylcyclopentaneacetate
JECFA number 1898
CAS number 24851-98-7
FEMA number 3408
COE number 10785
FLAVIS number 09.520
Molecular weight 226.31
Chemical formula C13H22O3
Physical form/odour Pale straw-coloured to yellowish oily liquid; Powerful floral, jasmine-like aroma
Solubility Soluble in oils; very slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 109-112° (0.2 mm Hg)
Assay min % 85%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.454-1.464
Specific gravity 0.997-1.008 (20°)
Other requirements SC: 9-11% Methyl epi-dihydrojasmonate