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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Propylpyrazine
Synonym(s) 2-Propyl-1,4-diazine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Propylpyrazine
JECFA number 763
CAS number 18138-03-9
FEMA number 3961
COE number 11362
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 122.17
Chemical formula C7H10N2
Physical form/odour colourless to light yellow liquid with a green vegetable odour
Solubility soluble in water, organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 65° (12 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.492-1.496
Specific gravity 0.966-0.970
Other requirements