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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Nonanoic acid
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Nonanoic acid
JECFA number 102
CAS number 112-05-0
FEMA number 2784
COE number 29
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 158.24
Chemical formula C9H18O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid
Solubility soluble inmost organic solvents; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 254°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.431-1.435
Specific gravity 0.901-0.906
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