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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Allyl disulfide
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Diallyl disulfide
JECFA number 572
CAS number 2179-57-9
FEMA number 2028
COE number 485
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 146.27
Chemical formula C6H10S2
Physical form/odour pale yellow liquid with odour of garlic; lacrymator
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in common organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 79° (16 mm Hg)
Assay min % 80% (min. 95% allyl disulfide + allyl sulfide + allyl mercaptan)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.537-1.551
Specific gravity 0.998-1.015
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