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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Allyl cyclohexane valerate
Synonym(s) Allyl cyclohexyl valerate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Propenyl 5-cyclohexane pentanoate
JECFA number 15
CAS number 7493-68-7
FEMA number 2027
COE number 474
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 224.34
Chemical formula C14H24O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid with a pineapple/mixed fruity odour
Solubility Insoluble in water, soluble in ethanol, essential oils and flavour materials, and poorly soluble in propylene glycol
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 119° (1mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.4605 (22°)
Specific gravity 0.942-0.947
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