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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Acetyl-1-pyrroline
Latest JECFA evaluation 2020 (Session 89)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Acetyl-1-pyrroline
JECFA number 1604
CAS number 85213-22-5
FEMA number 4249
COE number
FLAVIS number 14.080
Molecular weight 111.14
Chemical formula C6H9NO
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow solid; Fishy aroma
Solubility Soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % >90%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements mp: 19°; SC: 5-6% 5,6-Dihydro-2-methyl-3-(4H)-pyridinone
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