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strawberry furanone methyl ether
2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy-3(2H)-furanone

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Name:4-methoxy-2,5-dimethylfuran-3-one
CAS Number: 4077-47-8Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:223-797-9
FDA UNII:3241BIM975
Nikkaji Web:J217.886I
MDL:MFCD00209504
XlogP3-AA:1.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:142.15430000
Formula:C7 H10 O3
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Also(can) Contains:(R)-strawberry furanone methyl ether
 (S)-strawberry furanone methyl ether
EFSA/JECFA Comments:
Racemate (EFFA, 2015)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1451 2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy-3(2H)-furanone
FLAVIS Number:13.089 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:13.089 2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxyfuran-3(2H)-one
FEMA Number:3664 2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy-3(2H)-furanone
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: 2,5-DIMETHYL-4-METHOXY-3(2H)-FURANONE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:Colorless to yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.09100 to 1.09700 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 9.078 to 9.128
Refractive Index:1.47500 to 1.48100 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 221.00 to 222.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 3.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure:0.103000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 162.00 °F. TCC ( 72.22 °C. )
logP (o/w): 0.269 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 2.441e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: moldy
Odor Strength:high ,
recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
Substantivity: > 384 hour(s) at 100.00 %
sweet moldy mushroom vegetable potato sugar burnt sugar nut skin wasabi caramellic fruity brandy
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in dipropylene glycol. sweet moldy mushroom vegetable potato burnt sugar nut skin wasabi caramellic fruity brandy
Odor sample from: Sigma-Aldrich
musty sweet caramellic musty beany cocoa coffee meaty vegetable
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in propylene glycol. Musty, sweet, caramellic, musty beany, cocoa, coffee with slightly meaty and vegetative nuances
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 24, No. 5, 41, (1999)
Flavor Type: moldy
">moldy earthy vegetable potato savory brown meaty
Taste Description: moldy earthy vegetable potato savory brown meaty
musty vegetable savory meaty brown jammy
Taste Description: at 1.00 - 5.00 ppm. Musty, vegetative, savory meaty with a brown jammy fullness in the aftertaste
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 24, No. 5, 41, (1999)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Sigma-Aldrich
2,5-Dimethyl-4-methoxy-3(2H)-furanone, ≥97%, FG
Odor Description:caramel; grape; maple; mushroom; mossy; potato; coffee; nutty; meaty
Natural Advantage
Mesifurane Nat
Taste Description:Sweet, fruity, sherry-like
Flavor Use: Fruit flavors including Pineapple, Raspberry, Strawberry. Use Level: 0.1 - 0.5 ppm as consumed in finished goods.
Firmenich
FURANEOL® METHYLETHER min. 98%, Kosher
Taste Description:Nice sweet, caramelic, musty, cocoa and coffee notes
FURANEOL® METHYLETHER brings along with its typical caramelic character, slight meaty and green nuances which work perfectly in strawberry, crab, orange, forest fruits and banana flavors.
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Advanced Biotech
MESIFURAN 20% ETOH NATURAL
Odor: Burnt Sugar
Advanced Biotech
MESIFURAN 20% IN PG NATURAL
Odor: Burnt sugar
Advanced Biotech
MESIFURAN 20% IN PG SYNTHETIC
Odor: Burnt sugar
Advanced Biotech
MESIFURAN SYNTHETIC
98% min.
Odor: Burnt sugar
Anhui Haibei
4-Methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone
Odor: Sweet mildew moldy maple fruity
Aurochemicals
MESIFURAN 20% IN PG, Natural
Beijing Lys Chemicals
2,5-Dimethyl-4-methoxy-2,3-dihydro-furan-3-one
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
4-Methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone
Carbosynth
For experimental / research use only.
4-Methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone
Firmenich
FURANEOL® METHYLETHER
min. 98%, Kosher
Flavor: Nice sweet, caramelic, musty, cocoa and coffee notes
FURANEOL® METHYLETHER brings along with its typical caramelic character, slight meaty and green nuances which work perfectly in strawberry, crab, orange, forest fruits and banana flavors.
H. Interdonati, Inc.
Berry Furanone Kosher
Featured Products
Jiangyin Healthway
4-Methoxy-2.5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone
New functional food ingredients
M&U International
FRAISION METHYL ETHER, Kosher
Natural Advantage
Mesifurane Nat
Flavor: Sweet, fruity, sherry-like
Flavor Use: Fruit flavors including Pineapple, Raspberry, Strawberry. Use Level: 0.1 - 0.5 ppm as consumed in finished goods.
Penta International
2,5-DIMETHYL-4-METHOXY-3(2H)FURANONE NATURAL, Kosher
Penta International
2,5-DIMETHYL-4-METHOXY-3(2H)FURANONE, Kosher
Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils
Fraision Methyl Ether
Riverside Aromatics
4-METHOXY-2,5-DIMETHYL-3-(2H)-FURANONE, NATURAL
Robinson Brothers
4-Methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone F&F
https://www.robinsonbrothers.uk/chemistry-competences
Sigma-Aldrich
2,5-Dimethyl-4-methoxy-3(2H)-furanone, ≥97%, FG
Odor: caramel; grape; maple; mushroom; mossy; potato; coffee; nutty; meaty
Certified Food Grade Products
Sigma-Aldrich
2,5-Dimethyl-4-methoxy-3(2H)-furanone, natural, ≥98%, FG
Sunaux International
Fraision Methyl Ether
Synerzine
2,5-Dimethyl-4-methoxy 3(2H) Furanone
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
2,5-Dimethyl-4-methoxy-3(2H)-furanone >97.0%(GC)
Treatt
4-Methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)furanone
Halal, Kosher
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36 - Wear suitable protective clothing.
 
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: flavor and fragrance agents
Recommendation for strawberry furanone methyl ether usage levels up to:
  0.5000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 19.00 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.70 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: II
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: 13
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -12.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -0.50000
beverages(alcoholic): -1.00000
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: -10.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: -2.50000
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -3.00000
fruit ices: -3.00000
gelatins / puddings: -5.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -5.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: -2.50000
meat products: --
milk products: -2.50000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: -2.50000
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 220: alpha,beta-Unsaturated ketones and precursors from chemical subgroup 4.4 of FGE.19: 3(2H)-Furanones
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 220, Revision 1 (FGE.220Rev1): alpha,beta-Unsaturated ketones and precursors from chemical subgroup 4.4 of FGE.19: 3(2H)-Furanones
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 220, Revision 2 (FGE.220Rev1): a,-Unsaturated ketones and precursors from chemical subgroup 4.4 of FGE.19: 3(2H)-Furanones
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 220 Revision 3 (FGE.220Rev3): Consideration of genotoxic potential for a,-unsaturated 3(2H)-Furanones from subgroup 4.4 of FGE.19
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 99 Revision 1 (FGE.99Rev1): Consideration of furanone derivatives evaluated by the JECFA (63rd, 65th and 69th meetings)
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):4077-47-8
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :61325
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
4-methoxy-2,5-dimethylfuran-3-one
Chemidplus:0004077478
 
References:
Leffingwell:Chirality or Article
 4-methoxy-2,5-dimethylfuran-3-one
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:4077-47-8
Pubchem (cid):61325
Pubchem (sid):135017874
Flavornet:4077-47-8
 
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):HMDB34230
FooDB:FDB012541
Export Tariff Code:2932.19.0090
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider:View
Wikipedia:View
RSC Learn Chemistry:View
EFSA Update of results on the monitoring of furan levels in food:Read Report
EFSA Previous report: Results on the monitoring of furan levels in food:Read Report
EFSA Report of the CONTAM Panel on provisional findings on furan in food:Read Report
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
alcoholic
sec-
hexyl alcohol
FL/FR
alliaceous
dimethyl trisulfide
FL/FR
amber
labdanum absolute
FL/FR
balsamic
(E)-
benzyl tiglate
FL/FR
buttery
acetoin
FL/FR
caramellic
caramel pentadione
FL/FR
cyclotene
FL/FR
cyclotene hydrate
FL/FR
alpha,alpha-
dimethyl anisyl acetone
FL/FR
ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl cyclopentenolone
FL/FR
ethyl maltol
FL/FR
5-
ethyl-2,3,4,5-tetramethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one
FL/FR
fenugreek absolute
FL/FR
fenugreek oleoresin
FL/FR
geranyl crotonate
FR
immortelle absolute
FL/FR
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl propionate
FL/FR
maple furanone
FL/FR
menthone lactone
FL/FR
mesitene lactone
FR
rosefuran
FL/FR
shoyu furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
toffee furanone
FL/FR
chocolate
2-
methyl butyraldehyde
FL/FR
citrus
methyl heptenone
FL/FR
coumarinic
tonka bean resinoid
FR
ethereal
acetal
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
fatty
(R)-gamma-
decalactone
FL/FR
fruity
iso
amyl isovalerate
FL/FR
ethyl (Z)-4-heptenoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl-2-pentenal
FL/FR
green
2-sec-
butyl-3-methoxypyrazine
FL/FR
3-
heptanone
FL/FR
herbal
(S)-
campholene acetate
FL/FR
trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract
FL/FR
nutty
2-
acetyl-3-ethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2,3,5,6-
tetramethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
roasted
fenugreek resinoid
FL/FR
trigonella foenum-graecum seed oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
sulfurous
furfuryl thioacetate
FL/FR
sweet
vanilla oleoresin bali
FL/FR
vanilla
vanilla bean absolute (vanilla planifolia)
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
2-
acetyl-3,4,5,6-tetrahydropyridine
FL
2-
acetyl-6-methyl pyrazine
FL
allyl 2-furoate
FL
(R)-gamma-
decalactone
FL/FR
2,5-
diethyl tetrahydrofuran
FL
alpha,alpha-
dimethyl anisyl acetone
FL/FR
ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
3-
ethyl thiopropanol
FL
5-
ethyl-2,3,4,5-tetramethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one
FL/FR
sec-
hexyl alcohol
FL/FR
menthone lactone
FL/FR
methyl 2-hydroxy-4-methyl valerate
FL
S-
methyl benzothioate
FL
rosefuran
FL/FR
acidic
acidic
dextro,laevo-
tartaric acid
FL
alliaceous
dimethyl trisulfide
FL/FR
amber
labdanum absolute
FL/FR
balsamic
(E)-
benzyl tiglate
FL/FR
bready
trigonella foenum-graecum seed extract
FL/FR
brown
fenugreek oleoresin
FL/FR
burnt
furfuryl alcohol
FL
caramellic
caramel furanone
FL
caramel pentadione
FL/FR
cyclotene
FL/FR
cyclotene hydrate
FL/FR
ethyl maltol
FL/FR
5-
ethyl-3,4,5,6-tetramethyl cyclohexen-2-one
FL
fenugreek absolute
FL/FR
fenugreek resinoid
FL/FR
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl propionate
FL/FR
maple furanone
FL/FR
shoyu furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
toffee furanone
FL/FR
coffee
coffee distillates
FL
creamy
acetoin
FL/FR
earthy
panax quinquefolius root extract
FL
fatty
2,4-
undecadienal
FL
(E,E)-2,4-
undecadienal
FL
fruity
ethyl (Z)-4-heptenoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl-2-pentenal
FL/FR
2-
pentanoyl furan
FL
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
fusel
2-
methyl butyraldehyde
FL/FR
green
iso
amyl isovalerate
FL/FR
immortelle absolute
FL/FR
methyl heptenone
FL/FR
propylene glycol acetone ketal
FL
jammy
(S)-
campholene acetate
FL/FR
ethyl cyclopentenolone
FL/FR
ketonic
3-
heptanone
FL/FR
meaty
(R,S)-2-
mercapto-3-butanol
FL
musty
2-
ethoxythiazole
FL
propionaldehyde
FL
nutty
acetal
FL/FR
2-
acetyl-3-ethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
aconitic acid
FL
nutty thiazole
FL
2,3,5,6-
tetramethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
roasted
furfuryl thioacetate
FL/FR
trigonella foenum-graecum seed oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
smoky
dextro-
xylose
FL
sulfurous
butyl mercaptan
FL
furfuryl thiopropionate
FL
2-
naphthyl mercaptan
FL
potato butanone
FL
sweet
caramel dione
FL
vanilla oleoresin bali
FL/FR
vanilla
vanilla bean absolute (vanilla planifolia)
FL/FR
vegetable
2-sec-
butyl-3-methoxypyrazine
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRblackberry
FLcaramel
 chocolate cocoa
FRcoffee
FRfruit
FRfungus
FRgooseberry
FRgrape
FRkiwi
FRmango
FRmaple
FLnut
FRpineapple
FRraspberry
FRstrawberry
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 arctic bramble fruit
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 blackberry fruit
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 gooseberry cape gooseberry fruit
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 grape
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 grape cherimoya grape
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 kiwi fruit
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 mango fruit
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 pineapple fruit
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 raspberry red raspberry fruit
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 strawberry wild strawberry fruit
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Synonyms:
 berry furanone
2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy 3(2H) furanone
2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy-2,3-dihydro-3-furanone
2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy-2,3-dihydro-furan-3-one
2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy-3(2H)-furanone
2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy-3(2H)furanone
2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy-3(2H)furanone natural
2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy-3[2H]-furanone
2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxyfuran-3(2H)-one
2,5-dimethyl-4-methyoxy-2H-furan-3-one
 fraision methyl ether
 furaneol methyl ether
 furaneol methylether (Firmenich)
3[2H]-furanone, 2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy-
3(2H)-furanone, 4-methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-
 mesifuran
 mesifuran 20% in PG natural
 mesifuran 20% in PG synthetic
 mesifuran synthetic
 mesifurane
4-methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-2-hydrofuran-3-one
4-methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-2,3-dihydrofuran-3-one
4-methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-3 2H-furanone
4-methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone
4-methoxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)furanone
4-methoxy-2,5-dimethylfuran-3-one
4-methoxy-2,5-dimethylfuran-3(2H)-one
 methoxyfuraneol
 
 
Notes:
Constit. of various fruits incl. raspberry, strawberry, mango, pineapple, blackberry and cape gooseberry. Flavouring agent
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