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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Allyl sorbate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1999 (Session 53)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Propenyl hexa-2,4-dienoate
JECFA number 8
CAS number 7493-75-6
FEMA number 2041
COE number 2182
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 152.19
Chemical formula C9H12O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to light yellow liquid with a fruital pineapple-like odour
Solubility Soluble in ethanol
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 67°
Assay min % 99.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.506
Specific gravity 0.945 -0.947
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