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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3,5-Dimethyl-1,2,4-trithiolane
Synonym(s) 3,5-Dimethyl-1,2,4-trithiacyclopentane;2,5-Dimethyl-1,3,4-trithiolane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,5-Dimethyl-1,2,4-trithiolane
JECFA number 573
CAS number 23654-92-4
FEMA number 3541
COE number 11883
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 152.29
Chemical formula C4H8S3
Physical form/odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in fat
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 43-45° (0.7 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.593-1.603
Specific gravity 1.241-1.261
Other requirements
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