Food safety and quality
| share

Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring S-Methyl 2-methylbutanethioate
Synonym(s) Methylthiol 2-methylbutyrate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name S-Methyl 2-methylbutanethioate
JECFA number 486
CAS number 42075-45-6
FEMA number 3708
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 132.22
Chemical formula C6H12OS
Physical form/odour colourless liquid
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in fats and alcohols
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 153°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.456-1.462
Specific gravity 1.028-1.035
Other requirements
ID Test MS