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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Menthone-8-thioacetate
Synonym(s) Menthone thioacetate;8-Acetylthio-p-menthan-3-one;(S)-Menthon-8-yl thioacetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1999 (Session 53)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Menthone 8-thioacetate
JECFA number 506
CAS number 109-79-5
FEMA number 3809
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 228.34
Chemical formula C12H20O2S
Physical form/odour pale yellow liquid
Solubility slightly soluble in water; soluble in n-hexane
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 87°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.503-1.513
Specific gravity 1.050-1.055
Other requirements Pulegone: max. 0.5%
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