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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Isobutyl-3-methoxypyrazine
Synonym(s) 2-Methoxy-3-isobutylpyrazine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Isobutyl-3-methoxypyrazine
JECFA number 792
CAS number 24683-00-9
FEMA number 3132
COE number 11338
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 166.22
Chemical formula C9H14ON2
Physical form/odour colourless to slightly yellow liquid with a green bell pepper, green pea odour
Solubility soluble in water, organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 60° (2 mm Hg)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.487-1.497
Specific gravity 0.983-1.003
Other requirements
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