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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 1-Amino-2-propanol
Synonym(s) Isopropanol amine;alpha-Aminoisopropyl alcohol;1-Methyl-2-aminoethanol;2-Hydroxy-1-methylethanol
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Amino-2-propanol
JECFA number 1591
CAS number 78-96-6
FEMA number 3965
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 75.13
Chemical formula C3H9ON
Physical form/odour Colourless to faint yellow liquid; Fishy aroma
Solubility Soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 160°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.445-1.451
Specific gravity 0.970-0.976
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