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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring sec-Butylamine
Synonym(s) 2-Butyl amine;2-Aminobutane
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-Methylpropylamine
JECFA number 1584
CAS number 13952-84-6
FEMA number 4240
COE number
FLAVIS number 11.005
Molecular weight 73.14
Chemical formula C4H11N
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow liquid; Fishy ammonia aroma
Solubility Soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 63°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.387-1.393
Specific gravity 0.715-0.721
Other requirements
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