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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-(2-Methylpropyl)pyridine
Synonym(s) 3-(2-Butyl)pyridine;3-Isobutylpyridine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-(2-Methylpropyl)pyridine
JECFA number 1312
CAS number 14159-61-6
FEMA number 3371
COE number
FLAVIS number 14.059
Molecular weight 135.21
Chemical formula C9H13N
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Sharp penetrating aromatic aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 68-68.5° (8 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.488-1.494
Specific gravity 0.898-0.904
Other requirements