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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 2-hydroxyethyl sulfide
Synonym(s) Ethyl 2-hydroxyethyl thioether;2-Ethylmercaptoethanol;2-(Ethylthio)-1-ethanol;beta-Ethylthioethanol;2-Hydroxyethyl ethyl sulfide
Latest JECFA evaluation 2010 (Session 73)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-ethylsulfanylethanol
JECFA number 1912
CAS number 110-77-0
FEMA number 4562
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 106.19
Chemical formula C4H10OS
Physical form/odour Clear colourless to yellow liquid; Powerful meat-like aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble or insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 180-184°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.482-1.489
Specific gravity 1.015-1.023 (20°)
Other requirements
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