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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Hexylamine
Synonym(s) 1-Aminohexane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Hexylamine
JECFA number 1588
CAS number 111-26-2
FEMA number 4243
COE number
FLAVIS number 11.018
Molecular weight 101.19
Chemical formula C6H15N
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow liquid; Fishy aroma
Solubility Soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 130°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.415-1.421
Specific gravity 0.761-0.767
Other requirements
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