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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Undecanol
Synonym(s) Methyl nonyl carbinol
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Undecan-2-ol
JECFA number 297
CAS number 1653-30-1
FEMA number 3246
COE number 11826
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 172.31
Chemical formula C11H24O
Physical form/odour colourless liquid
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol and ether
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 233°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.437-1.439
Specific gravity 0.828-0.831 (20°)
Other requirements Congealing Point: 231-233°C
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