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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Butyl beta-naphthyl ether
Synonym(s) beta-naphthol butyl ether
Latest JECFA evaluation 2012 (Session 76)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Butoxynaphthalene
JECFA number 2141
CAS number 10484-56-7
FEMA number 4634
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 200.28
Chemical formula C14H16O
Physical form/odour White crystalline powder; sweet fruity floral berry aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; Soluble in non-polar organic solvents and fats
Solubility in ethanol Slightly soluble
Boiling point (°C) NA
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements m.p.=31-33º
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