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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Ethylpyrazine
Synonym(s) 2-Ethyl-1,4-diazine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethylpyrazine
JECFA number 762
CAS number 13925-00-3
FEMA number 3281
COE number 2213
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 108.14
Chemical formula C6H8N2
Physical form/odour colourless to pale yellow liquid with a musty, nutty, peanut butter odour
Solubility soluble in water, organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 152°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.493-1.508
Specific gravity 0.981-1.000
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