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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methyl-3(or 5 or 6)-ethoxypyrazine
Synonym(s) 2-Ethoxy-3 or 5 or 6-methylpyrazine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Mixture of 2-Methyl-3-ethoxypyrazine and 2-Methyl-5-ethoxypyrazine and 2-Methyl-6-ethoxypyrazine
JECFA number 793
CAS number 32737-14-7;67845-34-5;53163-97-6
FEMA number 3569
COE number 11921
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 138.17
Chemical formula C7H10ON2
Physical form/odour colourless to light yellow liquid with a chocolate, roasted odour
Solubility soluble in water, organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 175-176°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.493-1.497
Specific gravity 1.034-1.041
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