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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring cis-2-Octenol
Synonym(s) (Z)-2-octenol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2012 (Session 76)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (Z)-Oct-2-en-1-ol
JECFA number 2165
CAS number 26001-58-1
FEMA number 4615
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 128.21
Chemical formula C8H16O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; sweet floral aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 195-197º
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.445-1.451
Specific gravity 0.847-0.853 (20º)
Other requirements
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