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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Ethyl-3,5-dimethylpyrazine
Synonym(s) 2,6-Dimethyl-3-ethylpyrazine;3-Ethyl-2,6-dimethylpyrazine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Ethyl-3,5-dimethylpyrazine
JECFA number 776
CAS number 13925-07-0
FEMA number 3150
COE number 2245
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 136.2
Chemical formula C8H12N2
Physical form/odour colourless to slightly yellow liquid
Solubility soluble in water, oils, organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 180°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.496-1.502
Specific gravity 0.952-0.961
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