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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Pentylpyridine
Synonym(s) 2-Amylpyridine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Pentylpyridine
JECFA number 1313
CAS number 2294-76-0
FEMA number 3383
COE number
FLAVIS number 14.060
Molecular weight 149.24
Chemical formula C10H15N
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow liquid;
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 102-107°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.485-1.491
Specific gravity 0.895-0.901
Other requirements