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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring (-)-Menthone 1,2-glycerol ketal
Synonym(s) Frescolat, Type MGA
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1,4-Dioxaspiro[4,5]decane-2-menthanol
JECFA number 445
CAS number 63187-91-7
FEMA number 3807
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 228.33
Chemical formula C13H24O3
Physical form/odour clear colourless viscous liquid
Solubility soluble in water, olive oil <15% and almond oil 1% w/w
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 138-142°
Assay min % 98.0%
Acid value max 0.2
Refractive index 1.475
Specific gravity 1.0306
Other requirements Optical rotation: - 24.6°
ID Test IR