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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring o-Tolyl acetate
Synonym(s) o-Cresol acetate;o-Cresylic acetate;Acetyl o-cresol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methylphenyl acetate
JECFA number 698
CAS number 533-18-6
FEMA number 3072
COE number 2078
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 150.18
Chemical formula C9H10O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid
Solubility insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 208°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.497-1.503
Specific gravity 1.046-1.053
Other requirements
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