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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Allyl isothiocyanate
Synonym(s) Allyl isosulfocyanate;Allyl thiocarbonimide;2-Propenyl isothiocyanate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Allyl isothiocyanate
JECFA number 1560
CAS number 57-06-7
FEMA number 2034
COE number
FLAVIS number 12.025
Molecular weight 99.15
Chemical formula C4H5NS
Physical form/odour Colourless or pale yellow liquid; Very pungent, irritating aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble in water; Soluble in ether
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 150-151°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.524-1.531
Specific gravity 1.013-1.020
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