It appears as colorless to pale yellow viscous oily liquid. The color will turn dark after being subject to long-term storage. It emit unpleasant thiophene compound odor with high dilution generating nut aroma. The boiling point is 103 ° C (133 Pa), or 135 ° C (933 Pa). It is easily soluble in water, soluble in ethanol, ether, benzene and chloroform.
- Used as temporarily allowable food spices;
- For nuts, dairy products, meat products, etc., as pharmaceutical intermediates;
- Used for the deployment of chocolate, milk and nuts
Colorless to light yellow liqui
Usage limit FEMA
soft drinks, cold drinks, candy, baked goods, jelly, pudding, jelly sugar, seasonings, meat products, meat soup, milk and dairy products as well as cereal product: 55.0mg/kg.
It was determined by gas chromatography (GT-10-4) using a nonpolar column method.
ChEBI: A 1,3-thiazole that is thiazole substituted by a methyl group at position 4 and a 2-hydroxyethyl group at position 5.
It is obtained from the reduction of 4-methyl thiazole 5-ethyl acetate reduction with lithium aluminum hydride.