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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Dihydro-beta-ionol
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-(2,6,6-Trimethyl-1-cyclohexenyl)-3-butan-2-ol
JECFA number 395
CAS number 3293-47-8
FEMA number 3627
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 196.33
Chemical formula C13H24O
Physical form/odour white solid with a woody odour
Solubility soluble in common organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 234°
Assay min % 97.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements Melting point: 38-40°
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