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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Hexylthiophene
Latest JECFA evaluation 2007 (Session 68)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Hexylthiophene
JECFA number 1764
CAS number 18794-77-9
FEMA number 4137
COE number
FLAVIS number 15.076
Molecular weight 168.3
Chemical formula C10H16S
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid; Meat-like aroma
Solubility Soluble in most organic solvents; Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 229-230°
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.492-1.498
Specific gravity 0.930-0.938 (20°)
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