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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Cinnamyl benzoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Phenyl-2-propenyl benzoate
JECFA number 760
CAS number 5320-75-2
FEMA number
COE number 743
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 238.29
Chemical formula C16H14O2
Physical form/odour White crystalline powder, balsamic, aromatic, spicy odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 335°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements mp: 31°
ID Test IR