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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Tridecanone
Synonym(s) Methyl undecyl ketone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Tridecan-2-one
JECFA number 298
CAS number 593-08-8
FEMA number 3388
COE number 11194
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 198.35
Chemical formula C13H26O
Physical form/odour white to waxy mass or crystalline leaves with a milky, herbaceous, slightly spicy odour
Solubility soluble in alcohol, propylene glycol and oils; insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 162° (15 mmHg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 10
Refractive index 1.432-1.438
Specific gravity 0.817-0.823
Other requirements Melting Point: 28-31°
ID Test IR