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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-(2-Hydroxyphenyl)cyclopropanecarboxylic acid delta-lactone
Synonym(s) Cyclopropylcoumarin
Latest JECFA evaluation 2016 (Session 82)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1a,7b-dihydrocyclopropa[c]chromen-2(1H)-one
JECFA number 2224
CAS number 5617-64-1
FEMA number 4270
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 160.17
Chemical formula C10H8O2
Physical form/odour Viscous Oil / Sweet, green, spicy aroma
Solubility Soluble
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 245-246°
Assay min % 93%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.595-1.635
Specific gravity 1.246-1.366
Other requirements SC: 2-3% dihydrocoumarin