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furfuryl methyl sulfide
methyl furfuryl sulfide

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Name:2-(methylsulfanylmethyl)furan
CAS Number: 1438-91-1Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:215-874-0
FDA UNII:LMB8355W32
Nikkaji Web:J208.526G
MDL:MFCD00009604
CoE Number:11482
XlogP3:1.60 (est)
Molecular Weight:128.19396000
Formula:C6 H8 O S
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Category:flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1076 furfuryl methyl sulfide
FLAVIS Number:13.053 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:13.053 methyl furfuryl sulfide
FEMA Number:3160 furfuryl methyl sulfide
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: FURFURYL METHYL SULFIDE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.08200 to 1.08900 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 9.014 to 9.072
Refractive Index:1.51800 to 1.53000 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 64.00 to 65.00 °C. @ 15.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 62.00 to 63.00 °C. @ 28.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:1.581000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 146.00 °F. TCC ( 63.33 °C. )
logP (o/w): 1.722 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, slightly
 water, 1843 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: alliaceous
Odor Strength:high ,
recommend smelling in a 0.10 % solution or less
onion garlic sulfurous pungent vegetable horseradish
Odor Description:at 0.10 % in propylene glycol. onion garlic sulfury pungent vegetable horseradish
onion garlic sulfurous pungent vegetable horseradish
Odor Description:Onion garlic, sulfuraceous, with a pungent vegetable horseradish nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 15, No. 1, 19, (1990)
Flavor Type: sulfurous
sulfurous garlic eggy horseradish mustard
Taste Description: at 2.50 ppm. Sulfuraceous, garlic, eggy with a horseradish mustard nuance
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 15, No. 1, 19, (1990)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Frutarom
FURFURYL METHYL SULPHIDE
Odor Description:Roast Burnt
Suggested Uses: Bakery, Coffee, Garlic, Meat
Taste Description:sulfury garlic egg horseradish mustard
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
Furfuryl methyl sulphide Halal, Kosher
Odor Description:pungent/sulphurous, cooked onion/garlic at low levels
Taste Description:onion
Used in spice and coffee flavours for bakery 14ppm, soft confectionery at 10ppm, frozen dairy and meat products at 7ppm,desserts and alcoholic beverages at 4ppm, and soft drinks and sauces at 2ppm.
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Advanced Biotech
FURFURYL METHYL SULFIDE
Ambles Nature et Chimie
FURFURYL METHYL SULFIDE
Anhui Haibei
Furfuryl Methyl Sulphide
Odor: Onion garlic sulfury pungent vegetable horseradish
Anhui Suzhou Jinli Aromatic Chemicals
Furfuryl Methyl Sulfide
Odor: onion, garlic, coffee
Beijing Lys Chemicals
Furfuryl methyl sulfide
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Methyl Furfuryl Sulfide
Carbosynth
For experimental / research use only.
Furfuryl Methyl Sulfide
Charkit Chemical
FURFURYL METHYL SULPHIDE F0500 FEMA 3160
DeLong Chemicals America
Furfuryl methyl sulfide, Kosher
Endeavour Specialty Chemicals
Furfuryl methyl sulphide 98% F&F
Speciality Chemical Product Groups
Frutarom
FURFURYL METHYL SULPHIDE
Odor: Roast Burnt
Use: Suggested Uses: Bakery, Coffee, Garlic, Meat
H. Interdonati, Inc.
Furfuryl methyl sulfide Kosher
Featured Products
Jiangyin Healthway
Furfuryl methyl sulphide
New functional food ingredients
Jinan Enlighten Chemical Technology(Wutong Aroma )
Furfuryl methyl sulfide, Kosherk
Lluch Essence
FURFURYL METHYL SULFIDE
Odor: BURNT, SULPHUROUS, ROASTED
M&U International
FURFURYL METHYL SULFIDE, Kosher
OQEMA
Furfuryl Methyl Sulfide
Penta International
FURFURYL METHYL SULFIDE, Kosher
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
Furfuryl methyl sulphide
Halal, Kosher
Odor: pungent/sulphurous, cooked onion/garlic at low levels
Flavor: onion
Used in spice and coffee flavours for bakery 14ppm, soft confectionery at 10ppm, frozen dairy and meat products at 7ppm,desserts and alcoholic beverages at 4ppm, and soft drinks and sauces at 2ppm.
Reincke & Fichtner
Furfuryl Methyl Sulfide
Riverside Aromatics
FURFURYL METHYL SULPHIDE NATURAL 1% IN TRIACETIN
Robinson Brothers
Furfuryl methyl sulphide F&F
https://www.robinsonbrothers.uk/chemistry-competences
Sigma-Aldrich
Furfuryl methyl sulfide, ≥97%, FG
Odor: coffee
Certified Food Grade Products
Sunaux International
Furfuryl Methyl Sulfide
Synerzine
Furfuryl Methyl Sulfide
Taytonn
Furfuryl Methyl Sulphide
Odor: Burnt, Roast
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
Furfuryl Methyl Sulfide >98.0%(GC)
Tengzhou Jitian Aroma Chemiclal
Furfuryl Methyl Sulfide
Tengzhou Xiang Yuan Aroma Chemicals
Furfuryl Methyl Sulfide
WholeChem
Furfuryl methyl sulfide
 
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 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
 
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
 
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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: flavoring agents
Recommendation for furfuryl methyl sulfide 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): 0.10 (μg/capita/day)
NOEL (No Observed Effect Level): 1.30 (mg/kg bw per 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: 4
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): -1.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -1.00000
fruit ices: -1.00000
gelatins / puddings: -1.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: -1.00000
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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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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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
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):1438-91-1
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :518937
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
2-(methylsulfanylmethyl)furan
Chemidplus:0001438911
 
References:
 2-(methylsulfanylmethyl)furan
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:1438-91-1
Pubchem (cid):518937
Pubchem (sid):135020854
Pherobase:View
 
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):HMDB32916
FooDB:FDB010899
YMDB (Yeast Metabolome Database):YMDB01460
Export Tariff Code:2932.19.5100
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
alliaceous
methyl furfuryl disulfide
FL/FR
fatty
perilla seed oil
FL/FR
fruity
furfuryl acetate
FL/FR
green
(Z)-2-
penten-1-ol
FL/FR
1-
penten-3-ol
FL/FR
meaty
meaty dithiane
FL/FR
4-
methyl nonanoic acid
FL/FR
spicy
ethyl vinyl ketone
FL/FR
sulfurous
dimethyl disulfide
FL/FR
ferula assa-foetida absolute
FL/FR
methyl 3-(methyl thio) propionate
FL/FR
2-
methyl 5-(methyl thio) furan
FL/FR
3-(
methyl thio) hexanol
FL/FR
2-(
methyl thio) phenol
FL/FR
onion oil
FL/FR
2-
phenethyl isothiocyanate
FL/FR
4-
tropical oxathiane
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
allyl methyl trisulfide
FL
allyl propyl disulfide
FL
allyl propyl sulfide
FL
allyl propyl trisulfide
FL
benzyl methyl sulfide
FL
diethyl trisulfide
FL
diisopropyl sulfide
FL
dimethyl tetrasulfide
FL
dipropyl sulfide
FL
3-
ethyl thiopropanol
FL
methyl butyl sulfide
FL
3-
methyl mercaptopropyl amine
FL
4-(
methyl thio) butanol
FL
4-
pentenyl isothiocyanate
FL
perilla seed oil
FL/FR
2-
phenethyl isothiocyanate
FL/FR
alliaceous
alliaceous
allyl disulfide
FL
allyl mercaptan
FL
allyl thiopropionate
FL
benzyl mercaptan
FL
cyclopentyl mercaptan
FL
dipropyl trisulfide
FL
3-
mercapto-2-pentanone
FL
2-
methyl thioacetaldehyde
FL
coffee
methyl furfuryl disulfide
FL/FR
estery
furfuryl acetate
FL/FR
fatty
4-
methyl nonanoic acid
FL/FR
fruity
4-
tropical oxathiane
FL/FR
garlic
allyl methyl sulfide
FL
garlic oleoresin
FL
green
horseradish oil
FL
(Z)-2-
penten-1-ol
FL/FR
1-
penten-3-ol
FL/FR
meaty
meaty dithiane
FL/FR
(R,S)-2-
mercapto-3-butanol
FL
2-(
methyl thio) phenol
FL/FR
2-
pyridinyl methane thiol
FL
ortho-
thiocresol
FL
metallic
3-(
methyl thio) hexanol
FL/FR
mustard
allyl isothiocyanate
FL
musty
2-
methyl 5-(methyl thio) furan
FL/FR
onion
methyl propyl trisulfide
FL
propyl thioacetate
FL
roasted
ethyl 3-(furfuryl thio) propionate
FL
seafood
1,4-
dithiane
FL
spicy
ethyl vinyl ketone
FL/FR
sulfurous
allyl sulfide
FL
diallyl polysulfides
FL
diallyl tetrasulfide
FL
dimethyl disulfide
FL/FR
ethyl methyl sulfide
FL
S-
ethyl thioacetate
FL
ferula assa-foetida absolute
FL/FR
furfuryl thiopropionate
FL
methyl 4-(methyl thio) butyrate
FL
onion oil
FL/FR
potato butanone
FL
vegetable
methyl 3-(methyl thio) propionate
FL/FR
radish isothiocyanate
FL
wasabi
2-(
methyl thio) ethyl acetate
FL
 
Potential Uses:
FLbakery
FLbeverage
FLcoffee
 confection
FLdairy
FLgarlic
FLhorseradish
FLliver
FLmeat
FLmustard
FLonion
FLpork
 spice
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 coffee roasted coffee
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 pork liver
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 pork smoked cured pork
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Synonyms:
 furan, 2-[(methylthio)methyl]-
2-furfuryl methyl sulfide
 furfuryl methyl sulfide natural
 furfuryl methyl sulphide
 furfuryl methylsulfide
2-furylmethylthiomethane
 methyl furfuryl sulfide
2-(methyl thio) methyl furan
2-((methyl thio)methyl) furan
2-methyl thiomethyl furan
2-[(methylsulfanyl)methyl]furan
2-(methylsulfanylmethyl)furan
2-[(methylthio)methyl]furan
2-(methylthiomethyl)furan
 sulfide, furfuryl methyl
 
 
Notes:
Minor constit. of aroma of coffee, also present in smoked cured pork and pork liver. Flavour ingredient
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