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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 4-Methyl-3-thiazoline
Synonym(s) 4-Methyl-2,5-dihydrothiazole
Latest JECFA evaluation 2012 (Session 76)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 4-Methyl-2,5-dihydro-1,3-thiazole
JECFA number 2115
CAS number 52558-99-3
FEMA number 4644
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 101.17
Chemical formula C4H7NS
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow liquid; Garlic aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol soluble
Boiling point (°C) 158-160°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.521-1.541
Specific gravity 1.098-1.118 (20°)
Other requirements