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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 5-Ethyl-2-methylpyridine
Synonym(s) 5-Ethyl-2-picoline;2-Ethyl-5-methylpyridine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 5-Ethyl-2-methylpyridine
JECFA number 1318
CAS number 104-90-5
FEMA number 3546
COE number
FLAVIS number 14.066
Molecular weight 121.18
Chemical formula C8H11N
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Sharp penetrating aromatic aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble in water and fat
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 172-175°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.495-1.502
Specific gravity 0.917-0.923
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