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furfuryl octanoate
octanoic acid, furfuryl ester

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Name:furan-2-ylmethyl octanoate
CAS Number: 39252-03-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:254-381-5
FDA UNII:24FE04Z37C
MDL:MFCD00209510
CoE Number:10645
XlogP3-AA:3.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:224.30000000
Formula:C13 H20 O3
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Category:flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:742 furfuryl octanoate
FLAVIS Number:13.067 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:13.067 furfuryl octanoate
FEMA Number:3396 furfuryl octanoate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: ALPHA-FURFURYL OCTANOATE
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 98.00 to 100.00
Equivalence Factor for Assay:112.15
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.98000 to 0.98900 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.155 to 8.229
Refractive Index:1.45600 to 1.46400 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 139.00 °C. @ 10.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 1.00 max. KOH/g
Vapor Pressure:0.003000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point:> 230.00 °F. TCC ( > 110.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 4.159 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 5.737 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
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allyl octanoate
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citronellyl octanoate
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para-cresyl octanoate
decyl octanoate
ethyl 4-methyl octanoate
ethyl octanoate
geranyl octanoate
heptyl octanoate
(E)-2-hexen-1-yl octanoate
(Z)-3-hexen-1-yl octanoate
hexyl octanoate
linalyl octanoate
2-methyl butyl octanoate
methyl octanoate
nonyl octanoate
octyl octanoate
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propyl octanoate
isopropyl octanoate
sulfuryl octanoate
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: waxy
Odor Strength:medium
Substantivity:200 hour(s) at 100.00 %
sweet waxy metallic fruity peach
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. sweet waxy metallic fruity peach
Luebke, William tgsc, (1997)
Odor sample from: Alfrebro LLC
sweet waxy metallic fruity bready caramellic
Odor Description:Sweet, waxy, metallic, slightly fruity with bready and caramellic nuances
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 16, No. 2, 49, (1991)
Flavor Type: waxy
waxy oily fatty hairy fruity soapy metallic
Taste Description: waxy oily fatty hairy fruity soapy metallic
waxy fruity
Taste Description: at 20.00 ppm. Waxy and fruity
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 16, No. 2, 49, (1991)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Alfrebro
FURFURYL OCTANOATE
Odor: Fruity, Peach
Aurochemicals
FURFURYL OCTANOATE, Natural
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Furfuryl Octanoate
Inoue Perfumery
FURFURYL OCTANOATE
Penta International
FURFURYL OCTANOATE, Kosher
Synerzine
alpha-Furfuryloctanoate
 
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:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents
Recommendation for furfuryl octanoate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.012 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 6.00 (μg/capita/day)
Threshold of Concern:90 (μg/person/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: 7
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: -4.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: -2.00000
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: -2.00000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: -2.00000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: -2.00000
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: -10.00000
soft candy: --
soups: -2.00000
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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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.
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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 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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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):39252-03-4
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :61985
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
furan-2-ylmethyl octanoate
Chemidplus:0039252034
 
References:
 furan-2-ylmethyl octanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:39252-03-4
Pubchem (cid):61985
Pubchem (sid):135019532
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
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB37730
FooDB:FDB016860
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
acidic
cyclohexyl acetic acid
FL/FR
aldehydic
10-
undecenal (aldehyde C-11 undecylenic)
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde
FL/FR
balsamic
2-
acetyl furan
FL/FR
bready
coffee furanone
FL/FR
furfural
FL/FR
buttery
acetoin
FL/FR
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
3,4-
hexane dione
FL/FR
caramellic
2-oxo
butyric acid
FL/FR
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
immortelle absolute
FL/FR
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl propionate
FL/FR
maple furanone
FL/FR
menthone lactone
FL/FR
5-
methyl furfural
FL/FR
rosefuran
FL/FR
shoyu furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone acetate
FL/FR
toffee furanone
FL/FR
chocolate
2,5-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
coconut
delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
gamma-
heptalactone
FL/FR
delta-
undecalactone
FL/FR
creamy
gamma-
butyrolactone
FL/FR
ethereal
ethyl 4-pentenoate
FL/FR
ethyl pyruvate
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
fatty
butyl undecylenate
FL/FR
decanoic acid
FL/FR
(Z)-
oleic acid
FL/FR
fermented
ethyl (E)-2-crotonate
FL/FR
methyl decanoate
FL/FR
floral
citronellyl butyrate
FL/FR
alpha-
damascone
FL/FR
geraniol
FL/FR
heliotropyl acetate
FL/FR
hexyl 2-furoate
FL/FR
jasmin pyranone
FL/FR
neryl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
allyl cyclohexyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
amyl octanoate
FL/FR
3-
benzyl-4-heptanone
FL/FR
citronellyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl cinnamate
FL/FR
(S)-delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
decyl butyrate
FL/FR
epsilon-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-decenoate
FL/FR
ethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
(E)-
ethyl tiglate
FL/FR
3-
hexanone
FL/FR
(E)-7-
methyl-3-octen-2-one
FL/FR
octyl butyrate
FL/FR
propyl heptanoate
FL/FR
tetrahydrofurfuryl acetate
FL/FR
2-
undecanone
FL/FR
green
iso
amyl 3-(2-furan) propionate
FL/FR
heptyl formate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl lactate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
hexyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
hexyl butyrate
FL/FR
hexyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
melon nonenoate
FL/FR
2-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
(E)-2-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
3-
octyl formate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
pentenal
FL/FR
phenoxyethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
herbal
benzyl octanoate
FL/FR
butyl levulinate
FL/FR
3-
octyl acetate
FL/FR
musty
2-
acetyl pyrrole
FL/FR
3-
acetyl-2,5-dimethyl furan
FL/FR
nutty
2-
acetyl-3,5(or 6)-dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2,3-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
filbert pyrazine
FL/FR
2,6-
lutidine
FL/FR
nutty cyclohexenone
FL/FR
phenolic
4-
methyl-2,6-dimethoxyphenol
FL/FR
popcorn
2-
acetyl pyrazine
FL/FR
soapy
ambrettolide
FL/FR
spicy
caraway seed oleoresin
FL/FR
sweet
vanilla oleoresin bali
FL/FR
tropical
glyceryl 5-hydroxydodecanoate
FL/FR
vanilla
ethyl vanillin
FL/FR
vanillyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
vegetable
tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol
FL/FR
waxy
dodecyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl decanoate
FL/FR
ethyl octanoate
FL/FR
ethyl palmitate
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
methyl octanoate
FL/FR
2,4-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
nonyl acetate
FL/FR
octyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
octyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
2-
acetyl-3,4,5,6-tetrahydropyridine
FL
allyl 2-furoate
FL
benzyl disulfide
FL
benzyl octanoate
FL/FR
cyclohexyl cinnamate
FL/FR
(S)-delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
2,5-
diethyl tetrahydrofuran
FL
alpha,alpha-
dimethyl anisyl acetone
FL/FR
epsilon-
dodecalactone
FL/FR
ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl 4-pentenoate
FL/FR
5-
ethyl-2,3,4,5-tetramethyl-2-cyclohexen-1-one
FL/FR
furfuryl acetone
FL
mango furanone
FL
menthone lactone
FL/FR
rosefuran
FL/FR
iso
amyl 3-(2-furan) propionate
FL/FR
bready
bready
2-
propionyl thiazole
FL
brown
2-oxo
butyric acid
FL/FR
furfural
FL/FR
5-
methyl furfural
FL/FR
tetrahydrofurfuryl acetate
FL/FR
burnt
furfuryl alcohol
FL
buttery
diacetyl
FL
3,4-
hexane dione
FL/FR
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
maltol
FL/FR
maltyl propionate
FL/FR
maple furanone
FL/FR
3-
methyl butyl 2-furyl butyrate
FL
shoyu furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
strawberry furanone acetate
FL/FR
toffee furanone
FL/FR
cocoa
butyraldehyde
FL
coconut
delta-
decalactone
FL/FR
coffee
diisoamyl thiomalate
FL
2-
thiophene thiol
FL
corn chip
2-
acetyl-2-thiazoline
FL
creamy
acetoin
FL/FR
glyceryl 5-hydroxydodecanoate
FL/FR
jasmin pyranone
FL/FR
octyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
delta-
undecalactone
FL/FR
fatty
2,4-
decadienal
FL
diacetyl trimer
FL
heptyl formate
FL/FR
methyl decanoate
FL/FR
(E)-7-
methyl-3-octen-2-one
FL/FR
2,4-
nonadien-1-ol
FL/FR
2,4-
octadien-1-ol
FL
(E)-2-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
2-
octen-1-ol
FL/FR
(Z)-
oleic acid
FL/FR
(E,E)-2,4-
undecadienal
FL
2,4-
undecadienal
FL
10-
undecenal (aldehyde C-11 undecylenic)
FL/FR
floral
geraniol
FL/FR
heliotropyl acetate
FL/FR
neryl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
allyl cyclohexyl propionate
FL/FR
iso
amyl octanoate
FL/FR
3-
benzyl-4-heptanone
FL/FR
citronellyl butyrate
FL/FR
citronellyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
alpha-
damascone
FL/FR
decyl butyrate
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-decenoate
FL/FR
ethyl hexanoate
FL/FR
(E)-
ethyl tiglate
FL/FR
furfuryl valerate
FL
3-
hexanone
FL/FR
hexyl phenyl acetate
FL/FR
2-
pentanoyl furan
FL
iso
valeraldehyde
FL/FR
iso
valeraldehyde propylene glycol acetal
FL/FR
green
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl butyrate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl lactate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl propionate
FL/FR
hexyl 2-furoate
FL/FR
hexyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
hexyl butyrate
FL/FR
immortelle absolute
FL/FR
melon nonenoate
FL/FR
methyl 2-undecynoate
FL
methyl octanoate
FL/FR
3-
octyl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-2-
pentenal
FL/FR
phenoxyethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
herbal
butyl levulinate
FL/FR
5-
hydroxymethyl furfural
FL
jammy
ethyl cyclopentenolone
FL/FR
lactonic
gamma-
heptalactone
FL/FR
metallic
2,5-
dihydroxy-1,4-dithiane
FL
milky
gamma-
butyrolactone
FL/FR
musty
2,5-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
ethyl (E)-2-crotonate
FL/FR
nutty
2-
acetyl furan
FL/FR
2-
acetyl pyrrole
FL/FR
3-
acetyl-2,5-dimethyl furan
FL/FR
2-
acetyl-3,5(or 6)-dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
coffee furanone
FL/FR
2,3-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
filbert pyrazine
FL/FR
2,6-
lutidine
FL/FR
nutty cyclohexenone
FL/FR
peanut oxazole
FL
tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol
FL/FR
phenolic
4-
methyl-2,6-dimethoxyphenol
FL/FR
roasted
2-
acetyl pyrazine
FL/FR
rummy
ethyl pyruvate
FL/FR
soapy
ambrettolide
FL/FR
decanoic acid
FL/FR
spicy
caraway seed oleoresin
FL/FR
sweet
caramel dione
FL
cyclohexyl acetic acid
FL/FR
vanilla oleoresin bali
FL/FR
toasted
acetyl propionyl
FL/FR
vanilla
ethyl vanillin
FL/FR
vanillyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
waxy
butyl undecylenate
FL/FR
dodecyl acetate
FL/FR
ethyl decanoate
FL/FR
ethyl octanoate
FL/FR
ethyl palmitate
FL/FR
2-
methyl heptanoic acid
FL/FR
nonyl acetate
FL/FR
octyl 2-methyl butyrate
FL/FR
octyl butyrate
FL/FR
3-
octyl formate
FL/FR
propyl heptanoate
FL/FR
2-
undecanone
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FLcaramel
FLcream
 fruit
FLmilk
FLpeach
 waxy
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
 furan-2-ylmethyl octanoate
2-furanyl methyl octanoate
2-furanylmethyl octanoate
 furfuryl caprylate
alpha-furfuryl caprylate
2-furfuryl octanoate
alpha-furfuryl octanoate
alpha-furfuryloctanoate
2-furylmethyl octanoate
 octanoic acid 2-furanyl methyl ester
 octanoic acid furfuryl ester
 octanoic acid, 2-furanylmethyl ester
 octanoic acid, furfuryl ester
 
 
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