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furfuryl acetate
2-acetoxymethylfuran

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Flavor Demo Formulas
Name:furan-2-ylmethyl acetate
CAS Number: 623-17-6Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:210-775-9
FDA UNII:3CJC9ALG3X
Nikkaji Web:J1.222J
Beilstein Number:0116128
MDL:MFCD00003251
CoE Number:2065
XlogP3-AA:0.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:140.13836000
Formula:C7 H8 O3
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:flavor and fragrance agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring:739 furfuryl acetate
FLAVIS Number:13.128 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:13.128 furfuryl acetate
FEMA Number:2490 furfuryl acetate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):623-17-6 ; FURFURYL ACETATE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.11500 to 1.11700 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 9.278 to 9.295
Refractive Index:1.46000 to 1.46400 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 175.00 to 177.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 70.00 °C. @ 4.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 1.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure:1.063000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:4.8 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 150.00 °F. TCC ( 65.56 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.102 (est)
Shelf Life: 24.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
Storage:store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 4825 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: fruity
Odor Strength:medium
Substantivity:12 hour(s) at 100.00 %
sweet fruity banana horseradish
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. sweet fruity banana horseradish
Luebke, William tgsc, (1996)
Odor sample from: CA Aromatics Company Inc.
Flavor Type: estery
estery ethereal green banana peel nasturtium
Taste Description: estery ethereal green banana peel nasturtium
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Bedoukian Research
FURFURYL ACETATE ≥98.0%, Kosher
Odor Description:fruity, banana-like
For banana and tropical fragrance blends.
Taste Description:Green banana skin
Green notes for banana and other fruits. May add fruity notes to vanilla and vanilla cream flavors.
Frutarom
FURFURYL ACETATE
Odor Description:Fruity, Roast, Sweet
Suggested Uses: Banana, Chocolate, Cocoa, Coffee, Nut, Raspberry, Tropical Fruits
Taytonn
Furfuryl Acetate
Odor Description:Fruity, Roast, Sweet
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Advanced Biotech
FURFURYL ACETATE NATURAL
98% min.
Alfrebro
FURFURYL ACETATE NATURAL
Odor: Fruity, Banana
Ambles Nature et Chimie
FURFURYL ACETATE
Anhui Haibei
Furfuryl Acetate natural
Apple Flavor & Fragrance
Furfuryl acetate
Bedoukian Research
FURFURYL ACETATE
≥98.0%, Kosher
Odor: fruity, banana-like
Use: For banana and tropical fragrance blends.
Flavor: Green banana skin
Green notes for banana and other fruits. May add fruity notes to vanilla and vanilla cream flavors.
Beijing Lys Chemicals
Furfuryl acetate
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
FURFURYL ACETATE 98.0%
Charkit Chemical
FURFURYL ACETATE F0100 FEMA 2490
DeLong Chemicals America
Furfuryl acetate, Kosher
Diffusions Aromatiques
ACETATE FURFURYL
Ernesto Ventós
FURFURYL ACETATE
Odor: MILD,ETHEREAL-FLORAL,FRUITY,BANANA
ExtraSynthese
For experimental / research use only.
Furfuryl Acetate (GC) ≥90%
Fleurchem
furfuryl acetate natural
Frutarom
FURFURYL ACETATE
Odor: Fruity, Roast, Sweet
Use: Suggested Uses: Banana, Chocolate, Cocoa, Coffee, Nut, Raspberry, Tropical Fruits
Global Essence
Furfuryl Acetate Natural
Indukern F&F
FURFURYL ACETATE
Odor: FRUITY, SWEET, BANANA, RADISH
Inoue Perfumery
FURFURYL ACETATE
Kunshan Sainty
Furfuryl Acetate, Natural
Lluch Essence
FURFURYL ACETATE
M&U International
NAT.FURFURYL ACETATE, Kosher
Penn A Kem
2-Furfurylacetate
Penta International
FURFURYL ACETATE NATURAL
Penta International
FURFURYL ACETATE
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
Furfuryl Acetate
Reincke & Fichtner
Furfuryl Acetate
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Furfuryl Acetate
Sigma-Aldrich
Furfuryl acetate, ≥98%, FG
Certified Food Grade Products
Sunaux International
nat.Furfuryl Acetate
Synerzine
Furfuryl Acetate
Taytonn
Furfuryl Acetate
Odor: Fruity, Roast, Sweet
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
Furfuryl Acetate >97.0%(GC)
Tengzhou Jitian Aroma Chemiclal
Furfuryl Acetate
Tengzhou Xiang Yuan Aroma Chemicals
Furfuryl Acetate
WEN International
FURFURYL ACETATE Natural
WholeChem
Furfuryl acetate
 
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 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 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 furfuryl acetate usage levels up to:
  0.5000 % in the fragrance concentrate.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 16.00 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 21.00 (μg/capita/day)
Threshold of Concern:540 (μg/person/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: 3
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 1.0000040.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -11.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: -500.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -17.00000
fruit ices: -17.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -37.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
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):

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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Flavouring Group Evaluation 66 (FGE.66)[1]:Consideration of furfuryl alcohol and related flavouring substances evaluated by JECFA (55th meeting) structurally related to Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side chain substituents and heteroatoms evaluated by EFSA in FGE.13 (2005)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 218: alpha,beta-Unsaturated aldehydes and precursors from subgroup 4.2 of FGE.19: Furfural derivatives - Opinion of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food (AFC)
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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 218, Revision 1 (FGE.218Rev1): alpha,beta-Unsaturated aldehydes and precursors from subgroup 4.2 of FGE.19: Furfural derivatives.
View page or View pdf

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
View page or View pdf

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 66, Revision 1 (FGE.66Rev1): Consideration of Furfuryl Alcohol and Related Flavouring Substances Evaluated by JECFA (55th meeting)
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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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Safety and efficacy of furfuryl and furan derivatives belonging to chemical group 14 when used as flavourings for all animal species and categories
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EPI System: View
Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System:Search
Env. Mutagen Info. Center:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):623-17-6
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :12170
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
furan-2-ylmethyl acetate
Chemidplus:0000623176
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:LU9120000 for cas# 623-17-6
 
References:
 furan-2-ylmethyl acetate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:623-17-6
Pubchem (cid):12170
Pubchem (sid):134976941
 
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
CHEMBL:View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB34246
FooDB:FDB012559
Export Tariff Code:2915.39.9000
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
caramellic
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
earthy
methyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
octyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
ethereal
butyl acetate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl formate
FL/FR
methyl acetate
FL/FR
iso
propyl acetate
FL/FR
propyl formate
FL/FR
fatty
allyl octanoate
FL/FR
methyl (E)-2-hexenoate
FL/FR
5-
methyl-5-hexen-2-one
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octenal
FL/FR
fermented
iso
amyl alcohol
FL/FR
floral
benzyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
bois de rose oil brazil
FL/FR
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
coranol (Firmenich)
FR
dihydrolinalool
FL/FR
3,6-
dimethyl-3-octanol
FL/FR
ethyl linalool
FR
ethyl linalyl acetal
FR
ethyl linalyl acetate
FR
ethyl linalyl ether
FL/FR
ho leaf oil
FR
ho wood oil
FR
dextro-
linalool
FL/FR
linalool
FL/FR
laevo-
linalool
FL/FR
linalool oxide
FL/FR
linalyl anthranilate
FL/FR
linalyl butyrate
FL/FR
phenethyl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
tetrahydrolinalool
FL/FR
violet methyl carbonate
FR
fruity
allyl benzoate
FR
allyl heptanoate
FL/FR
allyl isovalerate
FL/FR
allyl salicylate
FR
iso
amyl acetate
FL/FR
amyl acetate
FL/FR
amyl butyrate
FL/FR
iso
amyl butyrate
FL/FR
amyl heptanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
amyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
amyl propionate
FL/FR
benzyl methyl ether
FL/FR
benzyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
butyl 2-butenoate
FL/FR
iso
butyl acetate
FL/FR
butyl butyrate
FL/FR
butyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
iso
butyl propionate
FL/FR
butyl propionate
FL/FR
butyl valerate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl propionate
FL/FR
ethyl 2-ethyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
2-
ethyl butyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
ethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl formate
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl 4-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl cyclohexyl acetate
FR
2-
pentanone
FL/FR
2-
pentyl butyrate
FL/FR
pineapple pentenoate
FL/FR
prenyl acetate
FL/FR
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
propyl octanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl propionate
FL/FR
tropical indene
FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
tropical thiazole
FL/FR
green
cognac heptanone
FL/FR
ethyl (E,Z)-2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
heptanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hepten-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl formate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl valerate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl valerate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL/FR
3-
hexenyl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
(Z)-5-
octen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
1-
penten-3-ol
FL/FR
herbal
iso
amyl heptanoate
FL/FR
2-
pentyl acetate
FL/FR
viridiflorol
FL/FR
spicy
cubeb oil
FL/FR
sulfurous
buchu mercaptan
FL/FR
cassis pentanone
FL/FR
passiflora acetate
FL/FR
tropical
tropical 3-thiobutyrate
FL/FR
waxy
iso
amyl decanoate
FL/FR
ethyl octanoate
FL/FR
yeasty
2-
octen-4-one
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
iso
amyl 3-methyl thiopropionate
FL
amyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
sec-
butyl acetate
FL
diethyl maleate
FL
ethyl 3-octenoate
FL
ethyl linalyl ether
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hepten-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
3-
hexenyl acetate
FL/FR
dextro-
linalool
FL/FR
methyl (E)-2-hexenoate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl isobutyrate
FL
octyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
viridiflorol
FL/FR
benzyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
alliaceous
alliaceous
tropical thiazole
FL/FR
citrus
cognac heptanone
FL/FR
linalool
FL/FR
laevo-
linalool
FL/FR
cocoa
2-
methyl furan
FL
dairy
2-
pentyl acetate
FL/FR
ethereal
butyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl acetate
FL/FR
5-
methyl-5-hexen-2-one
FL/FR
iso
propyl acetate
FL/FR
fatty
allyl octanoate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octenal
FL/FR
floral
bois de rose oil brazil
FL/FR
citronellyl acetate
FL/FR
dihydrolinalool
FL/FR
linalyl anthranilate
FL/FR
linalyl butyrate
FL/FR
tetrahydrolinalool
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
fruity
allyl heptanoate
FL/FR
allyl isovalerate
FL/FR
iso
amyl acetate
FL/FR
amyl acetate
FL/FR
amyl butyrate
FL/FR
amyl heptanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl hexanoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
amyl propionate
FL/FR
benzyl methyl ether
FL/FR
benzyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
butyl acetate
FL/FR
butyl butyrate
FL/FR
butyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
butyl propionate
FL/FR
butyl propionate
FL/FR
butyl valerate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl isovalerate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl propionate
FL/FR
ethyl 2-ethyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
2-
ethyl butyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl heptanoate
FL/FR
ethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
furfuryl propionate
FL
(E)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
methyl 3-hexenoate
FL/FR
methyl 4-methyl valerate
FL/FR
2-
methyl butyl acetate
FL/FR
2-
pentanone
FL/FR
2-
pentyl butyrate
FL/FR
pineapple pentenoate
FL/FR
prenyl acetate
FL/FR
propyl formate
FL/FR
propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
propyl octanoate
FL/FR
iso
propyl propionate
FL/FR
fusel
iso
amyl alcohol
FL/FR
methyl butyrate
FL/FR
green
iso
butyl 2-butenoate
FL/FR
iso
butyl isovalerate
FL/FR
cassis pentanone
FL/FR
cyclohexyl formate
FL/FR
2,5-
dimethyl-4-ethyl oxazole
FL
ethyl (E,Z)-2,4-decadienoate
FL/FR
heptanal dimethyl acetal
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl valerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl valerate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexenal
FL/FR
hexyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
hexyl formate
FL/FR
linalool oxide
FL/FR
(Z)-5-
octen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
1-
penten-3-ol
FL/FR
herbal
iso
amyl heptanoate
FL/FR
3,6-
dimethyl-3-octanol
FL/FR
honey
phenethyl acetate
FL/FR
jammy
maltyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
rummy
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl formate
FL/FR
spicy
cubeb oil
FL/FR
sulfurous
buchu mercaptan
FL/FR
methyl 2-(methyl thio) butyrate
FL
methyl thiomethyl butyrate
FL
tropical 3-thiobutyrate
FL/FR
tropical
passiflora acetate
FL/FR
vegetable
2-
octen-4-one
FL/FR
waxy
iso
amyl butyrate
FL/FR
iso
amyl decanoate
FL/FR
ethyl octanoate
FL/FR
phenethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FLalmond toasted almond
FRapple
FRbanana
FLchocolate cocoa
FRcoffee
FRfilbert
FLfruit tropical fruit
FRhazelnut
FLhorseradish
FRpeanut
FRpear
FRraspberry
FRsaffron
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 almond roasted almond
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 beer 973 ppm
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 cocoa
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 coffee roasted 12103 ppm
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 filbert roasted filbert
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 hazelnut roasted hazelnut
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 peanut roasted peanut
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 rum
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Synonyms:
 acetic acid furfuryl ester
2-acetoxymethyl furan
2-(acetoxymethyl)furan
2-acetoxymethylfuran
2-furan methanol acetate
2-furan methyl acetate
 furan-2-ylmethyl acetate
2-furanmethanol acetate
2-furanmethanol, acetate
2-furanmethyl acetate
nat.furfuryl acetate
 furfuryl acetate natural
 furfuryl alcohol acetate
 furfurylacetate
2-furyl carbinyl acetate
 furylmethyl acetate
2-furylmethyl acetate
2-furylmethylacetate
 
 
Notes:
Blends well with pungent and spicy notes. Flavouring ingredient. Present in wheat bread, crisp bread, roasted onion, pork liver, beer, rum, cocoa, coffee, roasted filbert, roasted peanut, roasted almond, shoyu, sukiyake, liquorice and Bourbon vanilla
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