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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Terpinyl butyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name p-Menth-1-en-8-yl butyrate
JECFA number 370
CAS number 2153-28-8
FEMA number 3049
COE number 278
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 224.34
Chemical formula C14H24O2
Physical form/odour clear, colourless liquid
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in alcohols and oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 244-246°
Assay min % 95% (by ester determination)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.463-1.468
Specific gravity 0.962-0.968 (15.5°)
Other requirements (equivalence factor for assay = 112.17)
ID Test IR