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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-(3,4-Methylenedioxyphenyl)-2-methylpropanal
Synonym(s) alpha-Methyl-3,4-(methylenedioxy) hydrocinnamaldehyde; 2-Methyl-3-(3,4-methyenedioxyphenyl)propanal; 2-Methyl-3-(3,4-methyenedioxyphenyl) propionaldehyde
Latest JECFA evaluation 2016 (Session 82)
Status of specification Tentative
Chemical name 3-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)-2-methylpropanal
JECFA number 2212
CAS number 1205-17-0
FEMA number 4599
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 192.21
Chemical formula C11H12O3
Physical form/odour Pale yellow to yellow clear oily liquid / Floral, fresh, melon, ozone, marine aroma
Solubility Insoluble
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 134-135°
Assay min % >95%
Acid value max 5
Refractive index 1.529-1.539
Specific gravity 1.158-1.169
Other requirements
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