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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Propionylpyrrole
Synonym(s) Ethyl 2-pyrrolyl ketone;1-(2-Pyrrolyl)-1-propanone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Propionylpyrrole
JECFA number 1319
CAS number 1073-26-3
FEMA number 3614
COE number
FLAVIS number 14.068
Molecular weight 123.16
Chemical formula C7H9ON
Physical form/odour White crystalline solid; Rubbur, leathery, quinoline-type aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble in water; Insoluble in fats
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements mp: 43-45°