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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3,5,5-Trimethylhexanal
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,5,5-Trimethylhexanal
JECFA number 269
CAS number 5435-64-3
FEMA number 3524
COE number 10384
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 142.24
Chemical formula C9H18O
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 67° (2.5 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97.0%
Acid value max 5
Refractive index 1.419-1.424
Specific gravity 0.817-0.823
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