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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methyl-4-propyl-1,3-oxathiane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methyl-4-propyl-1,3-oxathiane
JECFA number 464
CAS number 67715-80-4
FEMA number 3578
COE number 11540
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 160.28
Chemical formula C8H16OS
Physical form/odour
Solubility insoluble in water; miscible in alcohol and oil
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 89-90° (12mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.475-1.485
Specific gravity 0.970-0.982
Other requirements 80-90% cis isomer
ID Test MS