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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Menthyl propionate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-isopropyl-5-methylcyclohexyl propionate
JECFA number 2247
CAS number 86014-82-6
FEMA number 4510
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 212.34
Chemical formula C13H24O2
Physical form/odour Clear colorless liquid/fruity cool aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble
Solubility in ethanol Sparingly soluble
Boiling point (°C) 246-247º
Assay min % >95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.444-1.449
Specific gravity 0.918-0.923
Other requirements
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