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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Dimethylbenzyl carbinyl crotonate
Synonym(s) 2-Butenoic acid, 1,1-dimethyl-2-phenylethyl ester
Latest JECFA evaluation 2010 (Session 73)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-methyl-1-phenylpropan-2-yl but-2-enoate
JECFA number 2025
CAS number 93762-34-6
FEMA number 4403
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 218.29
Chemical formula C14H18O2
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid; Powerful, warm, herbaceous, fruity-spicy aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble or insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 80-82° (10 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.505-1.511
Specific gravity 0.995-1.003 (20°)
Other requirements
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