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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Hexyl 2-methylbutanoate
Synonym(s) Hexyl 2-methylbutyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hexyl-2-methylbutanoate
JECFA number 208
CAS number 10032-15-2
FEMA number 3499
COE number 11781
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 186.29
Chemical formula C11H22O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid/strong, fresh-green, fruity odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, most fixed oils; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 220°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.416-1.421
Specific gravity 0.854-0.859
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