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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Hexyl isothiocyanate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2008 (Session 69)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Isothiocyanatohexane
JECFA number 1895
CAS number 4404-45-9
FEMA number 4422
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 143.25
Chemical formula C7H13NS
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) 72-73° (8 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.490-1.494
Specific gravity 0.931-0.941 (20°)
Other requirements
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