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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Isoamyl isothiocyanate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Isothiocyanato-3-methylbutane
JECFA number 1887
CAS number 628-03-5
FEMA number 4423
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 129.23
Chemical formula C6H11NS
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow liquid; Sharp green irritating aroma
Solubility Very slightly soluble in water; freely soluble in ether
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 80-82° (12 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.493-1.499
Specific gravity 0.939-0.945
Other requirements
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