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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isopropyl alcohol
Synonym(s) Isopropanol
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Propan-2-ol
JECFA number 277
CAS number 67-63-0
FEMA number 2929
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 60.1
Chemical formula C3H8O
Physical form/odour clear, colourless, flammable liquid with a characteristic odour
Solubility miscible with water, alcohol, ether and organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 82.0-82.4°
Assay min % 99.7%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.374-1.380
Specific gravity 0.785 (20°)
Other requirements Acidity: =<10 mg /kg; Distillation Range: 81.3-83.3°C; Nonvolatile Residue: =<10 mg /kg; Water: =<0.2%; Pb: =<1 mg /kg
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