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ethyl methyl sulfide
methyl ethyl sulfide

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CAS Number: 624-89-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:210-868-4
FDA UNII:MR1GZS62TM
Nikkaji Web:J1.682I
Beilstein Number:1696871
MDL:MFCD00009268
CoE Number:11474
XlogP3:1.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:76.16176000
Formula:C3 H8 S
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:flavoring agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring:453 methyl ethyl sulfide
FLAVIS Number:12.154 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:12.154 methyl ethyl sulfide
FEMA Number:3860 methyl ethyl sulfide
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: METHYL ETHYL SULFIDE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.84200 to 0.84600 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.014 to 7.048
Refractive Index:1.43800 to 1.44200 @ 20.00 °C.
Melting Point:-106.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 65.00 to 67.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:185.567001 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 5.00 °F. TCC ( -15.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.540
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 oils
 water, 6429 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: sulfurous
Odor Strength:high ,
recommend smelling in a 0.10 % solution or less
sulfurous garlic tomato coffee cabbage meaty
Odor Description:at 0.10 % in propylene glycol. sulfury garlic tomato coffee pyridene cabbage vegetable meaty
sulfurous tomato cabbage vegetable meaty metallic
Odor Description:at 0.10 %. Sulfurous, tomato and cabbage vegetative with dimethyl sulfide, meaty and metallic nuances
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 25, No. 3, 25, (2000)
Flavor Type: sulfurous
sulfurous vegetable sweet corn eggy meaty clam
Taste Description: at 0.25 - 2.00 ppm. Sulfurous, vegetative, dimethyl sulfide-like sweet corn notes, eggy, meaty and clam nuances
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 25, No. 3, 25, (2000)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Beijing Lys Chemicals
Methyl ethyl sulfide
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Methylthioethane 97%
Chevron Phillips
methyl ethyl sulfide
Endeavour Specialty Chemicals
Ethyl methyl sulphide 98% F&F
Speciality Chemical Product Groups
Jinan Enlighten Chemical Technology(Wutong Aroma )
Methyl ethyl sulfide, Kosherk
M&U International
METHYL ETHYL SULFIDE, Kosher
Penta International
METHYL ETHYL SULFIDE 95% TECH GRADE
Penta International
METHYL ETHYL SULFIDE, Kosher
Robinson Brothers
Ethyl methyl sulphide F&F
https://www.robinsonbrothers.uk/chemistry-competences
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Ethyl methyl sulfide
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Ethyl Methyl Sulfide 96%
Sunaux International
Methyl Ethyl Sulfide
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
Ethyl Methyl Sulfide >98.0%(GC)
Tengzhou Jitian Aroma Chemiclal
Methyl ethyl sulfide
Treatt
Ethyl methyl sulphide
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 11 - Highly flammable.
R 38 - Irritating to skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 16 - Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 33 - Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
S 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents
Recommendation for ethyl methyl sulfide usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): ND (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: I
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 18
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 1.000006.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 0.200002.00000
beverages(alcoholic): 0.200002.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: 0.200002.00000
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: 0.040000.04000
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 0.200002.00000
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: 0.100001.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: 0.100001.00000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: 0.010000.10000
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: 4.0000044.00000
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 1000.000001000.00000
snack foods: --
soft candy: 0.200002.00000
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa):Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 8 (FGE.08)[1]: Aliphatic and alicyclic mono-, di-, tri-, and polysulphides with or without additional oxygenated functional groups from chemical group 20
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 8, Revision 1 (FGE.08Rev1): Aliphatic and alicyclic mono-, di-, tri-, and polysulphides with or without additional oxygenated functional groups from chemical groups 20 and 30
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 8, Revision 3 (FGE.08Rev3): Aliphatic and alicyclic mono-, di-, tri-, and polysulphides with or without additional oxygenated functional groups from chemical groups 20 and 30
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 08, Revision 4 (FGE.08Rev4): Aliphatic and alicyclic mono-, di-, tri-, and polysulphides with or without additional oxygenated functional groups from chemical groups 20 and 30
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):624-89-5
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :12230
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 1993
WGK Germany:3
methylsulfanylethane
Chemidplus:0000624895
 
References:
 methylsulfanylethane
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:624-89-5
Pubchem (cid):12230
Pubchem (sid):134977691
Flavornet:624-89-5
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB31238
FooDB:FDB003265
Export Tariff Code:2930.90.9190
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
FAO:Methyl ethyl sulfide
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
alliaceous
methyl furfuryl disulfide
FL/FR
propyl mercaptan
FL/FR
balsamic
2-
acetyl furan
FL/FR
caramellic
caramel furanone solution
FL/FR
coffee dione
FL/FR
cyclotene
FL/FR
cheesy
S-(
methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
chocolate
2,6-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyraldehyde
FL/FR
2,4,5-
trimethyl thiazole
FL/FR
coffee
coffee difuran
FL/FR
furfuryl mercaptan
FL/FR
1-
hydroxy-2-butanone
FL/FR
2-
methyl-3-,5 or 6-(furfuryl thio) pyrazine
FL/FR
green
2-iso
butyl thiazole
FL/FR
geranium thiazole
FL/FR
1-
hepten-3-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
3-
hexenal
FL/FR
(E)-2-
pentenal
FL/FR
medicinal
2,6-
xylenol
FL/FR
musty
menthofuran
FL/FR
nutty
3,5-
cocoa pyrazine
FL/FR
2,3-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
4,5-
dimethyl-2-ethyl-3-thiazoline
FL/FR
filbert heptenone
FL/FR
5-
methyl quinoxaline
FL/FR
2-
methyl thio-3,5 or 6-methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2,3,5,6-
tetramethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
popcorn
2-
acetyl pyrazine
FL/FR
sulfurous
benzothiazole
FL/FR
dimethyl disulfide
FL/FR
dimethyl sulfide
FL/FR
ethyl methyl mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
ferula assa-foetida absolute
FL/FR
furfuryl thioacetate
FL/FR
S-
furfuryl thioformate
FL/FR
methyl 3-(methyl thio) propionate
FL/FR
2-
methyl 5-(methyl thio) furan
FL/FR
methyl mercaptan
FL/FR
2-(
methyl thio) phenol
FL/FR
onion oil
FL/FR
S-
tropical 2-thiobutyrate
FL/FR
vegetable
1-
furfuryl pyrrole
FL/FR
methional
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
allyl propyl disulfide
FL
diethyl trisulfide
FL
dimethyl tetrasulfide
FL
2,5-
dimethyl-3-thiofuroyl furan
FL
mercaptoacetaldehyde
FL
methyl butyl sulfide
FL
4-(
methyl thio) butanol
FL
2-(
methyl thio) methyl-2-butenal
FL
4-
methyl thiobutyl isothiocyanate
FL
5-
methyl thiopentyl isothiocyanate
FL
2-
methyl-3-,5 or 6-(furfuryl thio) pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
methyl-5-methoxythiazole
FL
iso
propyl disulfide
FL
propyl mercaptan
FL/FR
tetrahydrothiophene
FL
S-
tropical 2-thiobutyrate
FL/FR
alliaceous
alliaceous
benzyl mercaptan
FL
dicyclohexyl disulfide
FL
brown
1-
hydroxy-2-butanone
FL/FR
burnt
furfuryl alcohol
FL
2-
methyl quinoxaline
FL
2,6-
xylenol
FL/FR
caramellic
caramel furanone
FL
caramel furanone solution
FL/FR
cyclotene
FL/FR
coffee
coffee difuran
FL/FR
coffee dione
FL/FR
coffee pyrazine
FL
difurfuryl ether
FL
diisoamyl thiomalate
FL
2,4-
dimethyl thiazole
FL
furfuryl mercaptan
FL/FR
methyl furfuryl disulfide
FL/FR
2-
thiophene thiol
FL
earthy
difurfuryl sulfide
FL
fermented
methyl thio isovalerate
FL
fruity
furfuryl propionate
FL
methionyl butyrate
FL
fusel
2-
methyl butyraldehyde
FL/FR
green
2-iso
butyl thiazole
FL/FR
geranium thiazole
FL/FR
1-
hepten-3-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-4-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
3-
hexenal
FL/FR
2-
methyl-5-isopropyl pyrazine
FL
(E)-2-
pentenal
FL/FR
meaty
benzothiazole
FL/FR
2-
methyl 3-(methyl thio) furan
FL
2-(
methyl thio) phenol
FL/FR
pyrazinyl ethane thiol
FL
metallic
2,5-
dihydroxy-1,4-dithiane
FL
mustard
furfuryl methyl ether
FL
musty
menthofuran
FL/FR
2-
methyl 5-(methyl thio) furan
FL/FR
S-(
methyl thio) butyrate
FL/FR
nutty
2-
acetyl furan
FL/FR
3,5(6)-
cocoa pyrazine
FL
3,5-
cocoa pyrazine
FL/FR
2,6-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2,3-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
4,5-
dimethyl-2-ethyl-3-thiazoline
FL/FR
filbert heptenone
FL/FR
5-
methyl quinoxaline
FL/FR
2-
methyl thio-3,5 or 6-methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2,3,5,6-
tetramethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2,4,5-
trimethyl thiazole
FL/FR
onion
furfuryl isopropyl sulfide
FL
methyl propyl disulfide
FL
roasted
2-
acetyl pyrazine
FL/FR
ethyl 3-(furfuryl thio) propionate
FL
furfuryl thioacetate
FL/FR
sulfurous
butyl mercaptan
FL
diallyl polysulfides
FL
diallyl tetrasulfide
FL
dimethyl disulfide
FL/FR
dimethyl sulfide
FL/FR
ethyl methyl mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
S-
ethyl thioacetate
FL
ferula assa-foetida absolute
FL/FR
furfuryl methyl sulfide
FL
S-
furfuryl thioformate
FL/FR
furfuryl thiopropionate
FL
methyl 4-(methyl thio) butyrate
FL
methyl benzyl disulfide
FL
methyl mercaptan
FL/FR
onion oil
FL/FR
potato butanone
FL
2-
thienyl mercaptan
FL
tomato
methional
FL/FR
vegetable
1-
furfuryl pyrrole
FL/FR
methyl 3-(methyl thio) propionate
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FLcabbage
FLclam
FLcoffee
FLcorn sweet corn
FLgarlic
FLmeat
FLonion
FLpotato
 shellfish
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 beef boiled beef
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 chicken cooked chicken
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 cocoa
Search Trop Picture
 coffee
Search PMC Picture
 pork
Search PMC Picture
 rum
Search PMC Picture
 tomato
Search Trop Picture
 whiskey
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Synonyms:
 ethane, (methylthio)-
 ethyl methyl sulphide
 ethyl methyl thioether
 ethylmethyl sulfide
 ethylmethyl thioether
 methyl ethyl sulfide
 methyl ethyl sulphide
1-(methyl thio) ethane
 methyl thioethane
(methylsulfanyl)ethane
 methylsulfanylethane
1-(methylthio) ethane
(methylthio)ethane
1-(methylthio)ethane
 methylthioethane
 sulfide, ethyl methyl
2-thiabutane
 

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Notes:
Flavouring ingredient. Aroma constit. of cooked meats, canned salmon, tomato, coffee and leek oil. Food additive listed in the EAFUS Food Additive Database (Jan 2001)
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