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2-methyl-3-furyl tetrasulfide
bis(2-methyl-3-furyl) tetrasulfide

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Name:2-methyl-3-[(2-methyl-3-furyl)disulfanyldisulfanyl]furan
CAS Number: 28588-76-3Picture of molecule3D/inchi
FDA UNII:1DAG9X2ID7
Nikkaji Web:J130.142J
CoE Number:724
XlogP3-AA:3.80 (est)
Molecular Weight:290.44810000
Formula:C10 H10 O2 S4
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Category:flavoring agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1068 bis(2-methyl-3-furyl) tetrasulfide
FLAVIS Number:13.017 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:13.017 bis(2-methyl-3-furyl) tetrasulfide
FEMA Number:3260 bis(2-methyl-3-furyl) tetrasulfide
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):28588-76-3 ; BIS(2-METHYL-3-FURYL) TETRASULFIDE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 96.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.36600 to 1.37800 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 11.366 to 11.466
Refractive Index:1.67100 to 1.69300 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 142.00 to 147.00 °C. @ 0.80 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 396.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.000003 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 147.00 °F. TCC ( 63.89 °C. )
logP (o/w): 6.708 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 4.06 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 meaty
Odor Description:at 0.10 % in propylene glycol. sulfury meaty
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Beijing Lys Chemicals
Bis(2-Methyl-3-furyl)tetrasulfide
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Bis(2-methyl-3-furyl)tetrasulfide
M&U International
Bis(2-METHYL-3-FURYL) TETRASULFIDE, Kosher
Parchem
2-methyl-3-furyl tetrasulfide
Penta International
bis(2-METHYL-3-FURYL) TETRASULFIDE, Kosher
WholeChem
Bis(2-methyl-3-furyl)tetrasulfide
 
Safety Information:
 
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:
gavage-mouse LD50 [sex: M,F] 220 mg/kg
(Oser, 1970c)

gavage-mouse LD50 [sex: M,F] 220 mg/kg
(Moran et al., 1980)

oral-mouse LD50 220 mg/kg
Drug and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 3, Pg. 249, 1980.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents
Recommendation for 2-methyl-3-furyl tetrasulfide 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): 0.70 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: III
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: 5
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -0.10000
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: -0.10000
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: -0.10000
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: -0.10000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: -0.10000
milk products: -0.10000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: -0.10000
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):

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 13 (FGE.13); Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms from chemical group 14 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 13Rev1: Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms from chemical group 14
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Consideration of sulfur-substituted furan derivatives used as flavouring agents evaluated by JECFA (59th meeting) structurally related to a subgroup of substances within the group of “Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms from chemical group 14” evaluated by EFSA in FGE.13Rev1 (2009)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 67 (FGE.67): Consideration of 40 furan-substituted aliphatic hydrocarbons, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and related esters, sulfides, disulfides and ethers evaluated by JECFA at the 65th meeting (JECFA, 2006b) and re-evaluated at the 69th meeting (JECFA, 2009c)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 13, Revision 2 (FGE.13Rev2): Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms from chemical group 14
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 67, Revision 1 (FGE.67Rev.1): Consideration of 40 furan-substituted aliphatic hydrocarbons, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and related esters, sulfides, disulfides and ethers evaluated by JECFA at the 65th meeting (JECFA, 2006b) and re-evaluated at the 69th meeting (JECFA, 2009c)
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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 65, Revision 1 (FGE.65Rev1): Consideration of sulfur-substituted furan derivatives used as flavouring agents evaluated by JECFA (59th meeting) structurally related to a subgroup of substances within the group of ‘Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms from chemical group 14’ evaluated by EFSA in FGE.13Rev2 (2011)
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EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :24832089
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
2-methyl-3-[(2-methyl-3-furyl)disulfanyldisulfanyl]furan
Chemidplus:0028588763
 
References:
 2-methyl-3-[(2-methyl-3-furyl)disulfanyldisulfanyl]furan
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:28588-76-3
Pubchem (cid):24832089
Pubchem (sid):135280364
 
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 Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB36168
FooDB:FDB015022
Export Tariff Code:2932.19.0000
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider: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
coffee
coffee difuran
FL/FR
floral
6,8-
dimethyl-2-nonanol
FR
meaty
meaty dithiane
FL/FR
4-
methyl nonanoic acid
FL/FR
sulfurous
fish thiol
FL/FR
2-
mercaptopropionic acid
FL/FR
4-
methyl 4-mercaptopentan-2-one 1% solution
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
benzyl methyl sulfide
FL
ethyl 4-(acetyl thio) butyrate
FL
4-
methyl 4-mercaptopentan-2-one 1% solution
FL/FR
1,9-
nonane dithiol
FL
1,3-
propane dithiol
FL
iso
propyl disulfide
FL
alliaceous
alliaceous
1,3-
butane dithiol
FL
coffee
coffee difuran
FL/FR
corn chip
2-
acetyl-2-thiazoline
FL
earthy
difurfuryl sulfide
FL
1,8-
octane dithiol
FL
eggy
iso
propyl mercaptan
FL
fatty
4-
methyl nonanoic acid
FL/FR
2,4-
octadien-1-ol
FL
green
4-
penten-1-yl acetate
FL
meaty
2,6-
dimethyl thiophenol
FL
2,5-
dimethyl-3-furan thiol
FL
meaty dithiane
FL/FR
2-
mercaptopropionic acid
FL/FR
S-(2-
methyl-3-furyl) ethane thioate
FL
2-
methyl-3-tetrahydrofuran thiol
FL
pyrazinyl ethane thiol
FL
ortho-
thiocresol
FL
metallic
2,5-
dihydroxy-1,4-dithiane
FL
nutty
nutty thiazole
FL
roasted
hexyl mercaptan
FL
sulfurous
2,3-
butane dithiol
FL
fish thiol
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl-3-furyl disulfide
FL
roasted butanol
FL
 
Potential Uses:
FLchicken
FLmeat
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 meat boiled meat
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Synonyms:
 furan, 3,3'-(1,4-tetrasulfanediyl)bis[2-methyl-
2-methyl-3-[(2-methyl-3-furyl)disulfanyldisulfanyl]furan
bis(2-methyl-3-furyl) tetrasulfide
bis(2-methyl-3-furyl)tetrasulfide
3,3'-(1,4-tetrasulfanediyl)bis[2-methylfuran]
3,3-tetrathiobis(2-methyl furan)
3,3'-tetrathiobis[2-methylfuran]
 

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Notes:
Flavouring agent for meat products and baked goods
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