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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Butylamine
Synonym(s) 1-Aminobutane;N-Butylamine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Butylamine
JECFA number 1582
CAS number 109-73-9
FEMA number 3130
COE number
FLAVIS number 11.003
Molecular weight 73.14
Chemical formula C4H11N
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid, tends to yellow on standing; Ammoniacal aroma
Solubility Soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 78°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.398-1.404
Specific gravity 0.732-0.740
Other requirements