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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring alpha-Ethylbenzyl butyrate
Synonym(s) alpha-Phenylpropyl butyrate;Ethyl phenyl carbinol butyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Phenylpropyl butyrate
JECFA number 823
CAS number 10031-86-4
FEMA number 2424
COE number 625
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 206.28
Chemical formula C13H18O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with a strong, sweet, fruity-floral odour
Solubility insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 282°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.486-1.491
Specific gravity 0.986-0.992
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