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Flavouring 2-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)ethylamine
Synonym(s) 4-(2-Aminoethyl)phenol
p-(2-Aminoethyl)phenol
Tyramine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)ethylamine
JECFA number 1590
CAS number 51-67-2  
FEMA number 4215
COE number -
FLAVIS number 11.007  
Molecular weight 137.18 
Chemical formula C8H11ON  
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow solid; Sweet meaty aroma 
Solubility Soluble in water 
Solubility in ethanol Soluble 
Boiling point (°C) -
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max -
Refractive index -
Specific gravity -
Other requirements mp: 165°
ID Test MS
Spectrum http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/jecfa-flav/img/img/1590.gif