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Flavouring 1-(3-(Methylthio)-butyryl)-2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexene
Synonym(s) 1-Butanone, 3-(methylthio)-1-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-
Latest JECFA evaluation 2010 (Session 73)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-(methylthio)-1-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohex-1-en-1-yl)butan-1-one
JECFA number 1942
CAS number 68697-67-6
FEMA number 4569
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 240.4
Chemical formula C14H24OS
Physical form/odour Clear colourless to yellow liquid; Strong fruit like aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble or insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 112° (2 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.505-1.511
Specific gravity 0.993-0.996 (20°)
Other requirements
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