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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Isopropylpyrazine
Synonym(s) 2-Isopropyl-1,4-diazine
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Isopropylpyrazine
JECFA number 764
CAS number 29460-90-0
FEMA number 3940
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 122.17
Chemical formula C7H10N2
Physical form/odour colourless to light yellow liquid with a minty, green, nutty, honey odour
Solubility soluble in water, organic solvents, oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 70° (20 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.486-1.496
Specific gravity 0.967-0.972
Other requirements
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