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Flavouring DL-Alanine
Synonym(s) (S)-2-Aminopropanoic acid
DL-2-Aminopropanoic acid
DL-Aminopropanoic acid
DL-2-Aminopropionic acid
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name DL-Alanine
JECFA number 1437
CAS number 302-72-7  
FEMA number 3818
COE number -
FLAVIS number 17.024  
Molecular weight 89.09 
Chemical formula C3H7O2N  
Physical form/odour White crystalline powder; odourless 
Solubility Solublein water 
Solubility in ethanol Slightly soluble 
Boiling point (°C) -
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max -
Refractive index -
Specific gravity -
Other requirements mp: 198°
ID Test MS
Spectrum http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/jecfa-flav/img/img/1437.gif