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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring p-Menth-8-en-1-ol
Synonym(s) beta-Terpineol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-Isopropenyl-1-methyl-1-cyclohexanol
JECFA number 374
CAS number 138-87-4
FEMA number 3564
COE number 10254
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 154.25
Chemical formula C10H18O
Physical form/odour colourless, slightly viscous liquid with a pungent woody-earthy odour
Solubility soluble in water, alcohol, and oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 210°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.482-1.485
Specific gravity 0.930-0.936
Other requirements Congealing point 24°
ID Test IR