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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl cyclohexanepropionate
Synonym(s) Ethyl cyclohexylpropionate;Ethyl hexahydrophenyl propionate;Ethyl 3-cyclohexylpropanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl cyclohexanepropionate
JECFA number 966
CAS number 10094-36-7
FEMA number 2431
COE number 2095
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 184.28
Chemical formula C11H20O2
Physical form/odour Colourless, oily liquid; fruity odour of pear-peach-banana type
Solubility Insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 91° (8 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.444-1.452
Specific gravity 0.926-0.932
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