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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring p-Propylphenol
Synonym(s) 1-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)propane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-Propylphenol
JECFA number 696
CAS number 645-56-7
FEMA number 3649
COE number 11234
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 136.19
Chemical formula C9H12O
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid, phenolic odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in fat
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 232°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.523-1.527
Specific gravity 0.980-0.986
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