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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3,4-Dimethylthiophene
Latest JECFA evaluation 2012 (Session 76)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3,4-Dimethylthiophene
JECFA number 2110
CAS number 632-15-5
FEMA number 4645
COE number 11610
FLAVIS number 15.065
Molecular weight 112.19
Chemical formula C6H8S
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid; Savoury roasted onion aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 144-146°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.517-1.523
Specific gravity 1.002-1.008 (20°)
Other requirements
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