Food safety and quality
| share

Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2,5-Dimethyl-2,5-dihydroxy-1,4-dithiane
Synonym(s) 2,5-Dimethyl-2,5-dihdroxy-p-dithiane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2,5-Dimethyl-2,5-dihydroxy-1,4-dithiane
JECFA number 562
CAS number 55704-78-4
FEMA number 3450
COE number 2322
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 180.28
Chemical formula C6H12O2S2
Physical form/odour white crystalline solid
Solubility slightly soluble in water; soluble in alcohol
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) NA
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements mp: 183°