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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isobutyl salicylate
Synonym(s) Isobutyl o-hydroxybenzoate;2-Methylpropyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Isobutyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
JECFA number 902
CAS number 87-19-4
FEMA number 2213
COE number 434
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 194.23
Chemical formula C11H14O3
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid with a somewhat harsh, floral, herbaceous odour
Solubility insoluble in water, glycerol; soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 260°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.506-1.570
Specific gravity 1.062-1.069
Other requirements
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