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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 3-methylpentanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl-3-methyl pentanoate
JECFA number 215
CAS number 5870-68-8
FEMA number 3679
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 144.21
Chemical formula C8H16O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 159°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.405-1.412
Specific gravity 0.866-0.873
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