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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methoxypyridine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2012 (Session 76)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Methoxypyridine
JECFA number 2156
CAS number 1628-89-3
FEMA number 4639
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 109.13
Chemical formula C6H7NO
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid; green fermented tea-like aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 142-144º
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.501-1.507
Specific gravity 1.044-1.050 (20º)
Other requirements Safety evaluation not completed
ID Test MS