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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Geranyl isovalerate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,7-Dimethyl-2,6-octadienyl-3-methylbutanoate
JECFA number 75
CAS number 109-20-6
FEMA number 2518
COE number 448
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 238.37
Chemical formula C15H26O2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid/rose odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, most fixed oils; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 279°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.454-1.470
Specific gravity 0.878-0.899
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