2-methyl furan
  • Advanced Biotech
  • Beijing Lys Chemicals
    • Beijing Lys Chemicals Co, LTD.
      From Grams to Tons
      Fine chemical high-tech company which contains R&D, production, and sales.
      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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      Product(s):
      10106 2-Methyl furan
       
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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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      Product(s):
      13-44800 2-METHYL FURAN, Kosher
       
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    • SAFC
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      The perfect blend of products and services that bring your creativity to life.
      Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company dedicated to providing high-quality, safe and certified flavor ingredients with transparent and easily accessible documentation to customers around the globe. Sigma-Aldrich also provides a suite of analytical tools that allow food analysts to simplify sample preparation, cleanup and analysis steps, while increasing sensitivity to trace ingredients and harmful substances to meet regulations and quality standards.
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      Product(s):
      W417901 2-Methyl furan ≥98%
      MSDS
       
  • Treatt
    • 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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      Product(s):
      2-Methylfuran NI
       
 
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2-methylfuran (Click)
CAS Number: 534-22-5
ECHA EC Number:208-594-5
FDA UNII:51O3BGW3F2
Beilstein Number:0103733
MDL:MFCD00003248
FEMA Number:4179
CoE Number:2209
XlogP3:1.80 (est)
Molecular Weight:82.10202000
Formula:C5 H6 O
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict
EFSA/JECFA Comments:No longer supported by industry.
Category:flavoring agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
Google Scholar: Search
Google Books: Search
Google Scholar: with word "volatile"Search
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Perfumer and Flavorist: Search
Google Patents: Search
US Patents: Search
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IBM Patents: Obtain
Pubchem Patents:Search
PubMed: Search
NCBI: Search
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
JECFA Food Flavoring:1487  2-methylfuran
Flavis Number:13.030 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings:13.030  2-methylfuran

FEMA Number:4179  2-methylfuran
FDA Mainterm: 2-METHYLFURAN
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow green clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed:No
Specific Gravity:0.90800 to 0.91700 @  25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.555 to  7.630
Refractive Index:1.43100 to 1.43700 @  20.00 °C.
Melting Point: -87.50 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 63.00 to  66.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:176.098007 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Vapor Density:2.8 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: -8.00 °F. TCC ( -22.22 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.850
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type:chocolate
Odor Strength:medium ,
recommend smelling in a 1.00 % solution or less
Odor Description:
at 1.00 % in propylene glycol. 
ethereal acetone chocolate
Luebke, William tgsc, (2007)
Substantivity:< 1 hour(s) at 100.00 %
  
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Cosmetic Information:
None found
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Suppliers:
Advanced Biotech
2-METHYL FURAN NATURAL
Beijing Lys Chemicals
2-Methyl furan
Frutarom
2-METHYLFURAN
≥98.00%, NI, Kosher
Odor: Almond, Caramel, Chocolate, Etheral, Liqourice, Nutty
Use: Suggested Uses: Bakery, Chicken, Cocoa, Coffee, Nut, Savoury, Tea, Tomato
Penn A Kem
2-Methylfuran
Penta International
2-METHYL FURAN, Kosher
Reincke & Fichtner
2-Methylfuran
SAFC Global
2-Methyl furan
≥98%
Taytonn
2-Methylfuran
Odor: Almond, Caramellic/ Caramel, Chocolate, Etheral, Licorice, Nutty
Treatt
2-Methylfuran
NI
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Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
T - Toxic.
  R 11 - Highly flammable.
R 23 - Toxic by inhalation.
S 07/09 - Keep container tightly closed and in well-ventilated place.
S 16 - Keep away from sources of ignition - No Smoking.
S 33 - Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
S 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
S 45 - In case of accident or if you feel unwell seek medical advice immediately.
 
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:
  inhalation-rat LC50 500 ppm/4H
LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 50, Pg. A359, 1989.

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Safety in Use Information:
Category:flavoring agents
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU):0.21 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA):0.30 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class:II
Recommendation for 2-methyl furan usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
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 on the "Resources" link.
publication number: 22
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 10.0000050.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: 5.0000025.00000
cheese: 7.0000035.00000
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: 5.0000025.00000
confectionery froastings: 10.0000050.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: 5.0000025.00000
fish products: 2.0000010.00000
frozen dairy: 7.0000035.00000
fruit ices: 10.0000050.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: 5.0000025.00000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: 7.0000035.00000
meat products: 20.00000100.00000
milk products: 7.0000035.00000
nut products: --
other grains: 5.0000025.00000
poultry: --
processed fruits: 7.0000035.00000
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 5.0000025.00000
snack foods: 10.0000050.00000
soft candy: --
soups: 5.0000025.00000
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):
Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 13Rev1: Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms from chemical group 14
page or pdf
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)
page or pdf
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)
page or 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
page or pdf
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)
page or pdf
Statement on List of Representative Substances for Testing. The current Statement lays down a list of substances in sub-groups with representative substances for which additional data are required prior to their evaluation through the Procedure (Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000).
page or pdf
Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 67 Revision 2 (FGE.67Rev2): Consideration of 28 furan-substituted compounds evaluated by JECFA at the 55th, 65th and 69th meetings (JECFA, 2001, 2006a, 2009b)
page or pdf
EPI System:View
Chemicalize.org:Calculate predicted properties
Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System:Search
Cancer Citations:Search
Toxicology Citations:Search
Env. Mutagen Info. Center:Search
National Toxicology Program:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):534-22-5
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 2301
WGK Germany:1
 2-methylfuran
DTP/NCI:3707
Chemidplus:0000534225
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:LU2625000 for cas# 534-22-5
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References:
 2-methylfuran
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:534-22-5
Pubchem (cid):10797
Pubchem (sid):134977217
Pherobase Floral: View
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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
Export Tariff Code:2932.19.0000
VCF-Online: VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
ChemSpider: View
Wikipedia: View
RSC Learn Chemistry: View
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Potential Blenders and core components note
2-acetyl pyrazineFL/FR
alpha-amyl cinnamyl acetateFL/FR
 amyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
isoamyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
 amyl salicylateFL/FR
 butyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
isobutyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
 butyraldehydeFL
 chocolate pyrazine AFL/FR
 cocoa oleoresinFL/FR
4,5-dimethyl-2-ethyl-3-thiazolineFL/FR
 ethyl vanillin isobutyrateFL/FR
 methyl ethoxypyrazineFL
2-methyl pyrazineFL/FR
 phenyl acetic acidFL/FR
 prenyl benzoateFL/FR
2,3,5,6-tetramethyl pyrazineFL/FR
 tricyclodecenyl isobutyrateFR
2,4,5-trimethyl thiazoleFL/FR
 vanillinFL/FR
 vanillyl isobutyrateFL/FR
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Potential Uses:
 breadFL
 butterFL
 caramelFL
 chickenFL
 chocolate cocoa 
 coffeeFL
 currant 
 mintFL
 tea 
 tomatoFL
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Natural Occurrence in: note
 beef cooked beef
 bread wheat bread
 butter
 chicken
 cocoa
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 coffee
 currant
 currant black currant
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 filbert roasted filbert
 katsuobushi
 malt
 nectarine
 peppermint oil
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 plum
 pork
 rum
 sage clary sage
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 soybean
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 tea black tea
 tomato
 truffle
 wort
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Synonyms:
 furan, 2-methyl-
alpha-methyl furan
2-methyl furan natural
2-methylfuran
 silvan
 sylvan
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Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 3000 mg/L @ 20 °C (exp)
Insoluble in:
 water
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