• 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.
      Email:Mr. Jia
      Email:Mr. Guo
      Voice:86-10-68418738
      Fax:86-10-68418739
      Mr. Guo86-10-68483445
      Mr. Guo86-10-68418739
      Product(s):
      2-Butyl furan
       
  • Penta International
    • Penta International Corporation
      Chemistry innovation
      At Penta, our products and services help businesses do business better.
      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.
      US Email:Technical Services
      US Email:Sales
      US Voice:(973) 740-2300
      US Fax:(973) 740-1839
      Product(s):
      2-BUTYL FURAN, Kosher
       
  • 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.
      Email:Enquiries
      US Email:Enquiries
      Voice:+44 (0) 1284 702500
      Fax:+44 (0) 1284 703809
      US Voice:+1 863 668 9500
      US Fax:+1 863 668 3388
      Product(s):
      2-Butylfuran

      Used in flavours, at 2-10ppm in oils and fats; at 3-15ppm, in dairy products; and at 5-25ppm, in snack foods and seasonings.
       
       
2-butyl furan
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      • Organoleptic Properties
        Odor Type :spicy
        Odor Strength :medium
        Odor Description:
        at 100.00 %. 
        mild fruity wine sweet spicy
  • Properties
      • Physical Properties
        Appearance :colorless clear liquid (est)
        Assay : 95.00 to 100.00 % 
        Food Chemicals Codex Listed :No
        Specific Gravity :0.88400 to 0.89000 @  25.00 °C.
        Pounds per Gallon - (est). : 7.356 to  7.406
        Refractive Index :1.44400 to 1.45000 @  20.00 °C.
        Boiling Point : 139.00 to  140.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
        Boiling Point : 59.00 °C. @ 45.00 mm Hg
        Acid Value : 1.00 max. KOH/g
        Vapor Pressure :5.920000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
        Flash Point : 87.00 °F. TCC ( 30.56 °C. )
        logP (o/w) : 3.319 (est)
  • Safety
      • Safety Information
        Oral/Parenteral Toxicity : 
          Not determined
        Dermal Toxicity : 
          Not determined
        Inhalation Toxicity : 
          Not determined
  • Safety in Use
      • Safety in Use Information
        Category :flavoring agents
        Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU) :0.24 (μg/capita/day)
        Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA) :0.50 (μg/capita/day)
        Structure Class :II
        Recommendation for 2-butyl furan fragrance 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 : 5.0000025.00000
        beverages(nonalcoholic) : --
        beverages(alcoholic) : --
        breakfast cereal : 2.0000010.00000
        cheese : 3.0000015.00000
        chewing gum : --
        condiments / relishes : 2.0000010.00000
        confectionery froastings : 4.0000020.00000
        egg products : --
        fats / oils : 2.0000010.00000
        fish products : 1.000005.00000
        frozen dairy : 3.0000015.00000
        fruit ices : 3.0000015.00000
        gelatins / puddings : --
        granulated sugar : --
        gravies : --
        hard candy : --
        imitation dairy : --
        instant coffee / tea : --
        jams / jellies : --
        meat products : 1.000005.00000
        milk products : 3.0000015.00000
        nut products : --
        other grains : 2.0000010.00000
        poultry : 1.000005.00000
        processed fruits : 2.0000010.00000
        processed vegetables : --
        reconstituted vegetables : --
        seasonings / flavors : 2.0000010.00000
        snack foods : 5.0000025.00000
        soft candy : --
        soups : 2.0000010.00000
        sugar substitutes : --
        sweet sauces : --
  • Safety References
      • 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
        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
        EPI System :View
        Chemicalize.org :Calculate predicted properties
        EPA ACToR :Toxicology Data
        National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases :Data
        WISER :UN 1993
         2-butylfuran
        Chemidplus :0004466244
2-butylfuran (Click)
CAS Number : 4466-24-4
ESIS EC# (EINECS) :224-732-7
MDL :MFCD00047071
FEMA Number :4081
CoE Number :10927
XlogP3 :3.10 (est)
Molecular Weight :124.18284000
Formula :C8 H12 O
NMR Predictor :Predict
Category :flavoring agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information :
Google Scholar : Search Google Books : Search
Google Scholar : with word "volatile"Search Google Scholar : with word "flavor"Search
Google Scholar : with word "odor"SearchPerfumer and Flavorist : Search
Google Patents : Search US Patents : Search
EU Patents : Search IBM Patents : Obtain
Pubchem Patents: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 :1490  2-butylfuran
Flavis Number :13.103 (Old)
EU SANCO Food Flavourings :13.103  2-butylfuran

FEMA Number :4081  2-butylfuran
FDA Mainterm : 2-BUTYLFURAN
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2-butylfuran
Synonyms :
2-(but-1-yl)furan
2-butylfuran
2-N-butylfuran
1-(fur-2-yl)butane
 furan, 2-butyl-
Soluble in :
 alcohol
 water, 124.9 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in :
 water
Stability :
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