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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Thienyl disulfide
Synonym(s) 2,2-Dithiothiophene
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Thienyl disulfide
JECFA number 1053
CAS number 6911-51-9
FEMA number 3323
COE number 2333
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 230.39
Chemical formula C8H6S4
Physical form/odour Yellow to green crystals; rubbery odour
Solubility 5% in CH3CN
Solubility in ethanol Soluble at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) NA
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index NA
Specific gravity NA
Other requirements m.p. 55-60°