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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isopropyl hexanoate
Synonym(s) Isopropyl caproate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Isopropyl hexanoate
JECFA number 308
CAS number 2311-46-8
FEMA number 2950
COE number 312
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 158.24
Chemical formula C9H18O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid
Solubility almost insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 176°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.405
Specific gravity 0.854-0.860 (20°)
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