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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Methyl-1,2,4-trithiane
Synonym(s) 3-Methyl-1,2,4-trithiacyclohexane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Methyl-1,2,4-trithiane
JECFA number 574
CAS number 43040-01-3
FEMA number 3718
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 152.29
Chemical formula C4H8S3
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with strong odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in fat
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 226°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.617-1.627
Specific gravity 1.276 (d20/4)
Other requirements
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