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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 5-Phenylpentanol
Synonym(s) Phenylamyl alcohol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Benzenepentan-1-ol
JECFA number 675
CAS number 10521-91-2
FEMA number 3618
COE number 674
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 164.25
Chemical formula C11H16O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid, floral carnation note
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 155° (20 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 5
Refractive index 1.514-1.521
Specific gravity 0.970-0.977
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