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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring mono-Menthyl succinate
Synonym(s) Butanedioic acid, monomenthyl ester
Latest JECFA evaluation 1998 (Session 51)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Butanedioic acid, mono-(5-methyl-2-isopropyl-cyclohexyl) ester
JECFA number 447
CAS number 77341-67-4
FEMA number 3810
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 256.34
Chemical formula C14H24O4
Physical form/odour white crystalline solid
Solubility insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol sparingly soluble
Boiling point (°C) NA
Assay min % 99.5%
Acid value max 212-228
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements Melting point: 60 - 64°; Optical rotation: - 65° to -61°
ID Test IR