Food additive 2,3,5,6-Tetramethylpyrazine CAS 1124-11-4
CAS NO. :1124-11-4
Molecular Weight: 136.20
FEMA NO:. 3237
Appearance: White crystal or powder
Aroma Description: Light sweet chocolate, baking, coffee, nuts like aroma.
Melting point :183-189 ? (84-87 ℃)
Flash Point:> 392 ? (200 ℃)
GLC content (%): ≥ 98
Uses: Can be used for chocolate, coffee, soy fragrances.
Storage conditions: Stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place
White crystalline or powder. It will have a beef and pig fat aroma and fermented soy flavor when heated When diluted to 20mg/kg it has a milk chocolate flavor. Boiling point 84, melting point 190 ~ 86. Soluble in ethanol, most non-volatile oil and propylene glycol, slightly soluble in water.
The natural products can be found in guava, Roast Beef, cocoa, Coffee, shrimp etc..
It can be made by 2, 3- butyl two and 2, 3- butyl two amine condensation.It can be used as flavor enhancer, the sweetener of alcoholic beverage and the supplement of the cigarette .