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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-(2-Methylpropyl)pyridine
Synonym(s) Isobutylpyridine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-(2-Methylpropyl)pyridine
JECFA number 1311
CAS number 6304-24-1
FEMA number 3370
COE number
FLAVIS number 14.058
Molecular weight 135.21
Chemical formula C9H13N
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow liquid; Sharp aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 181°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.480-1.486
Specific gravity 0.894-0.900
Other requirements