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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Amyl isothiocyanate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Isothiocyanatopentane
JECFA number 1891
CAS number 629-12-9
FEMA number 4417
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) 101-103° (35 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.495-1.501
Specific gravity 0.942-0948 (20°)
Other requirements
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