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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methyl-5-methoxythiazole
Synonym(s)
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 5-Methoxy-2-methylthiazole
JECFA number 1057
CAS number 38205-64-0
FEMA number 3192
COE number 736
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 129.18
Chemical formula C5H7ONS
Physical form/odour Amber liquid; meaty, vegetable-like, herbaceous odour
Solubility Insoluble in water; Soluble in organic solvents
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 117° (34 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.515-1.520
Specific gravity 1.146-1.154
Other requirements
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