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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2,6-Dimethyl-4-heptanone
Synonym(s) Diisobutyl ketone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2003 (Session 61)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2,6-Dimethylheptan-4-one
JECFA number 302
CAS number 108-83-8
FEMA number 3537
COE number 11914
FLAVIS number 07.122
Molecular weight 142.24
Chemical formula C9H18O
Physical form/odour colourless, oily liquid with a fruity and sweet or menthol-like odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol and oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 169°
Assay min % 80%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.410-1.416
Specific gravity 0.808
Other requirements SC: 4,6-dimethyl-2-heptanone
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