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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring (Cyclohexylmethyl)pyrazine
Synonym(s) 2-Pyrazinylcyclohexylmethane;(Pyrazinylmethyl) cyclohexane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name (Cyclohexylmethyl)pyrazine
JECFA number 783
CAS number 28217-92-7
FEMA number 3631
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 176.26
Chemical formula C11H16N2
Physical form/odour pale amber liquid with a nutty, musty odour
Solubility slightly soluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 100° (4 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.515-1.520
Specific gravity 1.003-1.009
Other requirements