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Flavouring Glycine
Synonym(s) Aminoacetic acid
Aminoethanoic acid
Glycoll
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Glycine
JECFA number 1421
CAS number 56-40-6  
FEMA number 3287
COE number -
FLAVIS number 17.034  
Molecular weight 75.07 
Chemical formula C2H5O2N  
Physical form/odour White crystalline powder; odourless 
Solubility Soluble in water; Slightly soluble in ether 
Solubility in ethanol Slightly soluble 
Boiling point (°C) -
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max -
Refractive index -
Specific gravity -
Other requirements mp: 245°
ID Test IR
Spectrum http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/jecfa-flav/img/img/1421.gif