2-(methyl thio) ethanol
  • Beijing Lys Chemicals
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      BEIJING LYS CHEMICALS CO, LTD, established in 2004, is a fine chemical high-tech company which contains R&D, production, and sales. We mainly engaged in export and technology development of flavor and fragrance materials and pharmaceutical intermediates. We have nearly 500 kinds of products, from grams to tons, exported to USA, Europe, South Asia and etc. And we custom manufacture new products according to customers’ needs, and serve good quality products and service. Our goal is to become a fine chemical enterprise which could provide special products and services.
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    • DeLong Chemicals America
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      Supplier of aroma chemicals, pharmaceutical and specialty chemical intermediates.
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      0327 2-Methylthio ethanol, Kosher
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    • M&U International LLC
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      A0307 2-METHYLTHIO ETHANOL, Kosher
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    • Penta International Corporation
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      For over 30 years, Penta Manufacturing Company has played a growing role in worldwide chemistry innovations and applications. As an industry leader, Penta continues to pioneer chemistry-based solutions for practically every area of commerce. Our products and expertise have helped fuel technical advances in dozens of commercial applications including flavoring, coloring, fragrances and chemical processes.
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    • Treatt PLC
      Full Range of Naturals
      World-leading, independent ingredients supplier to the flavour and fragrance industries.
      We are proud of our heritage in trading essential oils. Our founder Richard Court Treatt's charismatic and personable approach still embodies the spirit of Treatt today.
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2-methylsulfanylethanol (Click)
CAS Number: 5271-38-5
ECHA EC Number: 226-090-3
Beilstein Number: 1731081
MDL: MFCD00002908
FEMA Number: 4004
CoE Number: 12179
XlogP3-AA: 0.20 (est)
Molecular Weight: 92.16096000
Formula: C3 H8 O S
BioActivity Summary: listing
NMR Predictor: Predict
Category: flavoring agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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Read: Under the conditions of intended use - New developments in the FEMA GRAS program and the safety assessment of flavor ingredients
Read: A GRAS assessment program for flavor ingredients
Read: Sensory testing for flavorings with modifying properties. Food Technology
Read: Criteria for the safety evaluation of flavoring substances
Read: A procedure for the safety evaluation of natural flavor complexes used as ingredients in food: essential oils
Read: FEMA Expert Panel: 30 Years of safety evaluation for the flavor industry
Read: Consumption ratio and food predominance of flavoring materials
JECFA Food Flavoring: 1297  2-(methylthio)ethanol
Flavis Number: 12.179 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings: 12.179  2-(methylthio)ethan-1-ol

FEMA Number: 4004  2-(methylthio)ethanol
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity: 1.05500 to 1.06500 @  20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.789 to  8.872
Refractive Index: 1.49000 to 1.49800 @  20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 169.00 to  171.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 1.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure: 0.483000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 158.00 °F. TCC ( 70.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 0.131 (est)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: meaty
Odor Strength: high ,
recommend smelling in a 0.10 % solution or less
Odor Description:
at 0.10 % in propylene glycol. 
sulfurous meaty
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Cosmetic Information:
None found
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Beijing Lys Chemicals
DeLong Chemicals America
2-Methylthio ethanol, Kosher
Endeavour Speciality Chemicals
2-(Methylthio)ethanol 99%
M&U International
Penta International
SAFC Global
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Shijiazhuang Lida Chemicals
2-Methyl thio ethano
Tengzhou Jitian Aroma Chemiclal
2-Methylthio ethanol
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Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 23 - Do not breath vapour.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents
Recommendation for 2-(methyl thio) ethanol usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.97 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.90 (μg/capita/day)
Threshold of Concern:1800 (μg/person/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: 20
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 8.0000016.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 3.000006.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: 3.000006.00000
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 5.0000010.00000
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: 4.000008.00000
hard candy: 6.0000010.00000
imitation dairy: 3.000006.00000
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: 3.000006.00000
milk products: 3.000006.00000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: 4.000008.00000
soft candy: 3.000006.00000
soups: 4.000008.00000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
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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 74 (FGE.74)[1]: Consideration of Simple Aliphatic Sulphides and Thiols evaluated by JECFA (61st meeting) Structurally related to Aliphatic and Alicyclic Mono-, Di-, Tri-, and Polysulphides with or without Additional Oxygenated Functional Groups from Chemical Group 20 evaluated by EFSA in FGE.08 (2008)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 74, Revision 1 (FGE.74Rev1): Consideration of Simple Aliphatic Sulphides and Thiols evaluated by the JECFA (53rd and 61st meeting) Structurally related to Aliphatic and Alicyclic Mono-, Di-, Tri-, and Polysulphides with or without Additional Oxygenated Functional Groups from Chemical Group 20 evaluated by EFSA in FGE.08Rev1 (2009)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 74, Revision 2 (FGE.74Rev2): Consideration of Simple Aliphatic Sulphides and Thiols evaluated by the JECFA (53rd and 61st meeting) Structurally related to Aliphatic and Alicyclic Mono-, Di-, Tri-, and Polysulphides with or without Additional Oxygenated Functional Groups from Chemical Group 20 evaluated by EFSA in FGE.08Rev3 (2011)
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EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF)
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EPI System: View
Chemicalize.org: Calculate predicted properties
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WGK Germany: 3
DTP/NCI: 1902
Chemidplus: 0005271385
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NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List: 5271-38-5
Pubchem (cid): 78925
Pubchem (sid): 135034602
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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): HMDB32425
YMDB (Yeast Metabolome Database): YMDB01590
Export Tariff Code: 2930.90.2800
VCF-Online: VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider: View
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1,3-butane dithiolFL
2,3-butane dithiolFL
 coffee difuranFL/FR
 cyclopropyl (E,Z)-2,6-nonadienamideFL
2,5-diethyl thiazoleFL
3,5-diethyl-2-methyl pyrazineFL
2,5-diethyl-3-methyl pyrazineFL
 difurfuryl sulfideFL
N-(2,4-dimethoxybenzyl)-N2-(2-(pyridin-2-yl)ethyl) oxalamideFL
N-(2-(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)ethyl)-3,4-dimethoxycinnamic acid amideFL
2,5-dimethyl furanFL
 dimethyl tetrasulfideFL
2,6-dimethyl thiophenolFL
 dimethyl trisulfideFL/FR
3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-yl cyclopropyl carboxamideFL
2,5-dimethyl-3-furan thiolFL
bis(2,5-dimethyl-3-furyl) disulfideFL
2,5-dimethyl-3-thiofuroyl furanFL
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 ethyl (E,Z)-2,6-nonadienamideFL
S-ethyl 2-acetyl aminoethane thioateFL
 ethyl 3-mercaptopropionateFL/FR
 ethyl 4-(acetyl thio) butyrateFL
S-ethyl thioacetateFL
(Z+E)-5-ethyl-4-methyl-2-(2-butyl) thiazolineFL
(Z+E)-5-ethyl-4-methyl-2-(2-methyl propyl) thiazolineFL
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4-furfuryl thio-2-pentanoneFL
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 hexyl mercaptanFL
 meaty dithianeFL/FR
4-mercapto-2-pentanone 1% in acetoinFL
2-mercaptomethyl pyrazineFL
2-mercaptopropionic acidFL/FR
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2-methyl 3-(methyl thio) furanFL
4-methyl 4-mercaptopentan-2-one 1% solutionFL/FR
 methyl dihydrofuran thiolFL
4-methyl nonanoic acidFL/FR
2-methyl pyrazineFL/FR
2-methyl thiazolidineFL
12-methyl tridecanalFL
2-methyl-1-methyl thio-2-buteneFL
3-methyl-2-butane thiolFL
2-methyl-3-(methyl thio) pyrazineFL/FR
2-methyl-3-furyl tetrasulfideFL
bis(2-methyl-3-furyl) disulfideFL
S-(2-methyl-3-furyl) ethane thioateFL
2-methyl-3-tetrahydrofuran thiolFL
2-naphthyl mercaptanFL
1,9-nonane dithiolFL
 nutty thiazoleFL
1,8-octane dithiolFL
 peanut dithiazineFL
1-phenethyl mercaptanFL
1,3-propane dithiolFL
 propyl 2-mercaptopropionateFL
 propyl 2-methyl-3-furyl disulfideFL
isopropyl disulfideFL
isopropyl mercaptanFL
 pyrazinyl ethane thiolFL
2-pyridinyl methane thiolFL
 roasted butanolFL
 rum etherFL/FR
 sulfuryl acetateFL/FR
3-thienyl mercaptanFL
1-(2-thienyl) butanoneFL
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Potential Uses:
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Natural Occurrence in: note
 passion fruit
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 ethanol, 2-(methylthio)-
 ethanol, 2-methylthio-
 hydroxyethyl methyl sulfide
2-hydroxyethyl methyl sulfide
beta-hydroxyethyl methyl sulfide
2-methane sulfanyl ethanol
 methyl 2-hydroxyethyl sulfide
2-methyl mercaptoethanol
beta-methyl mercaptoethanol
2-(methyl thio) ethan-1-ol
beta-(methyl thio) ethanol
2-methyl thioethanol
2-methylthio ethanol
2-(methylthio) ethanol
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 water, 1.369e+005 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
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