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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Methyl cis-4-octenoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (Z)-Methyl oct-4-enoate
JECFA number 337
CAS number 21063-71-8
FEMA number 3367
COE number 10834
FLAVIS number 09.268
Molecular weight 156.22
Chemical formula C9H16O2
Physical form/odour
Solubility soluble in ether
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 72° (11 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.431-1.438
Specific gravity 0.862-0.867
Other requirements
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