Agent Name

2,3-Dimethylpyrazine

CAS Number

5910-89-4

Formula

C6-H8-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2,3-Dimethyl-1,4-diazine; 2,3-Dimethylpyrazine (natural); Pyrazine, 2,3-dimethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Pyrazines

Description

Colorless liquid with a pleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

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