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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-(Methylthio)hexyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-(Methylthio)hexyl acetate
JECFA number 481
CAS number 51755-85-2
FEMA number 3789
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 190.31
Chemical formula C9H18O2S
Physical form/odour colourless liquid
Solubility soluble in water and fat
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 75° (5 mm Hg)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.461-1.469
Specific gravity 0.982-0.990
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