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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-phenylpropionate
Synonym(s) Benzopropanoic acid, alpha-hydroxy-, ethyl ester
Latest JECFA evaluation 2016 (Session 82)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-phenylpropanoate
JECFA number 2213
CAS number 15399-05-0
FEMA number 4598
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 194.23
Chemical formula C11 H14 O3
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow clear liquid / Black pepper like aroma
Solubility Insoluble
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 108 @ 0.3 kPa
Assay min % >95%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.528-1.538
Specific gravity 1.092-1.102
Other requirements
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