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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring DL-Alanine
Synonym(s) DL-Aminopropanoic acid;DL-2-Aminopropionic acid;DL-2-Aminopropanoic acid;(S)-2-Aminopropanoic acid
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name DL-Alanine
JECFA number 1437
CAS number 302-72-7
FEMA number 3818
COE number
FLAVIS number 17.024
Molecular weight 89.09
Chemical formula C3H7O2N
Physical form/odour White crystalline powder; odourless
Solubility Solublein water
Solubility in ethanol Slightly soluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements mp: 198°
ID Test MS