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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2,3-Diethylpyrazine
Synonym(s) 2,3-Diethyl-1,4-diazine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2,3-Diethylpyrazine
JECFA number 771
CAS number 15707-24-1
FEMA number 3136
COE number 534
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 136.2
Chemical formula C8H12N2
Physical form/odour colourless to slightly yellow liquid with an earthy, nutty, baked potato odour
Solubility soluble in water, soluble in oils, organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 180°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.492-1.509
Specific gravity 0.956-0.976
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