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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring L-Glutamine
Synonym(s) Glutamic acid-5-amide;L-Aminoglutaramic acid
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name L-Glutamine
JECFA number 1430
CAS number 56-85-9
FEMA number 3684
COE number
FLAVIS number 17.007
Molecular weight 146.15
Chemical formula C5H10O3N2
Physical form/odour White crystals or crystalline powder; odourless
Solubility Soluble in water and ether
Solubility in ethanol Insoluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements mp: 190-192°; Sp.rotation = +15.5 to +16.5° (25°, 1N HCl)
ID Test IR