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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Dipropyl trisulfide
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Dipropyl trisulfide
JECFA number 585
CAS number 6028-61-1
FEMA number 3276
COE number 726
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 182.36
Chemical formula C6H14S3
Physical form/odour colourless liquid with powerful, diffusive garlic-like odour
Solubility almost insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol and oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 98° (4mm Hg); 93° (6 mm Hg); 86-89° (1.5 mm Hg)
Assay min % 99% (including up to 15% dipropyl disulfide)
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.542-1.590
Specific gravity 0.952
Other requirements
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