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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Methyl phenyl disulfide
Synonym(s) Phenyl methyl disulfide
Latest JECFA evaluation 1999 (Session 53)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Methyl phenyl disulfide
JECFA number 576
CAS number 14173-25-2
FEMA number 3872
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 156.27
Chemical formula C7H8S2
Physical form/odour pale yellow liquid with powerful odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 62-65° (2 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.610-1.619
Specific gravity 1.145-1.150
Other requirements
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