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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl nonanoate
Synonym(s) Ethyl pelargonate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl nonanoate
JECFA number 34
CAS number 123-29-5
FEMA number 2447
COE number 388
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 186.29
Chemical formula C11H22O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid with a fatty, fruity brandy-like odour
Solubility Soluble in propylene glycol, insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol 1ml in 10ml 70% ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 229°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.420-1.424
Specific gravity 0.863-0.867
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