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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methylbutylamine
Synonym(s) 1-Amino-2-methylbutane;2-Methyl-1-butylamine;2-Ethylpropylamine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2005 (Session 65)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methylbutylamine
JECFA number 1586
CAS number 96-15-1
FEMA number 4241
COE number
FLAVIS number 11.020
Molecular weight 87.16
Chemical formula C5H13N
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellowish liquid; Fishy aroma
Solubility Soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 96°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.417-1.423
Specific gravity 0.777-0.779
Other requirements
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