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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 6-Methyl-5-hepten-2-one propyleneglycol acetal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2010 (Session 73)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2,4-dimethyl-2-(4-methylpent-3-en-1-yl)-1,3-dioxolane
JECFA number 2075
CAS number 68258-95-7
FEMA number 4400
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 184.28
Chemical formula C11H20O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to slightly yellow liquid; Strong fatty, green citrus-like odour
Solubility Practically insoluble or insoluble in water; soluble in fats and oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 107-108° (30 mm Hg)
Assay min % 88%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.439-1.446
Specific gravity 0.905-0.911 (20°)
Other requirements SC: 7-9% 6-Methyl-6-hepten-2-one propyleneglycol acetal
ID Test MS