Agent Name

2-Ethylpyrazine

CAS Number

13925-00-3

Formula

C6-H8-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Ethyl-1,4-diazine; Ethylpyrazine; Pyrazine, ethyl-; Pyrazine, 2-ethyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Pyrazines

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flavoring agent and flavor enhancer for foods; [FDA]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.67 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

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