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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2,5-Dimethyl-4-ethyloxazole
Synonym(s) 4-Ethyl-2,5-dimethyloxazole
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2,5-Dimethyl-4-ethyloxazole
JECFA number 1554
CAS number 30408-61-8
FEMA number
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.118
Molecular weight 125.17
Chemical formula C7H11ON
Physical form/odour Yellowish liquid; Burnt roasted aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 150°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.441-1.447
Specific gravity 0.957-0.963
Other requirements