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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethylamine
Synonym(s) 1-Aminoethane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethylamine
JECFA number 1579
CAS number 75-04-7
FEMA number 4236
COE number
FLAVIS number 11.015
Molecular weight 45.08
Chemical formula C2H7N
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow gas; Ammonia fishy aroma
Solubility Soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 17°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity 0.682-0.686 (10°)
Other requirements mp: -81°
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