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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 2-methyl-4-pentenoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl 2-Methylpent-4-enoate
JECFA number 351
CAS number 53399-81-8
FEMA number 3489
COE number 10613
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 142.2
Chemical formula C8H14O2
Physical form/odour
Solubility insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and fixed oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 153-155°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.415-1.421
Specific gravity 0.891
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