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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Propanethiol
Synonym(s) 1-Mercaptopropane;n-Propyl mercaptan
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Propanethiol
JECFA number 509
CAS number 107-03-9
FEMA number 3521
COE number 11816
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 76.16
Chemical formula C3H8S
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid with cabbage-like, sulfuraceous odour
Solubility soluble in water, alcohol, propylene glycol and oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 67-68°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.438
Specific gravity 0.842-0.847
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