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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Dimethyl adipate
Synonym(s) Hexanedioic acid, dimethyl ester;Dimethyl hexanedioate;Adipic acid, dimethyl ester;Methyl adipate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2010 (Session 73)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name dimethyl adipate
JECFA number 1964
CAS number 627-93-0
FEMA number 4472
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 174.19
Chemical formula C8H14O4
Physical form/odour Clear colourless liquid; Faint alcoholic aroma
Solubility Very slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 109-110° (14 mmHg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.426-1.431
Specific gravity 1.062-1.066 (20°)
Other requirements
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