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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Trimethyloxazole
Synonym(s) 2,4,5-Trimethyloxazole
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Trimethyloxazole
JECFA number 1553
CAS number 20662-84-4
FEMA number
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.169
Molecular weight 111.14
Chemical formula C6H9ON
Physical form/odour Yellowish liquid; Boiled beef aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 134°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.438-1.446
Specific gravity 0.956-0.964
Other requirements