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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Vanillyl butyl ether
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-(Butoxymethyl)-2-methoxyphenol
JECFA number 888
CAS number 82654-98-6
FEMA number 3796
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 210.27
Chemical formula C12H18O3
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow viscous liquid with a weak, vanillic, acidic odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 241°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.511-1.521
Specific gravity 1.048-1.068
Other requirements
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