2-butyl furan
  • 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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      10073 2-Butyl furan
  • CTC Organics
    • CTC Organics
      For More Than 40 Year
      Your source for rare aroma chemicals for the flavor and fragrance industy.
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      W2255 2-butyl furan
  • Endeavour Specialty Chemicals
    • Endeavour Specialty Chemicals Ltd
      Expertise in Small to Medium Scale Chemical Manufacturing
      Endeavour Speciality Chemicals offers high-impact aroma chemicals, all produced at the highest standards of quality.
      Endeavour Speciality Chemical has 25 years' experience of manufacturing high-impact aroma chemicals. With our core expertise in sulfur and heterocyclic chemistries, Endeavour's products have applications in a range of industry sectors including flavours and fragrances, pharmaceutical research and material sciences. Endeavour also offer custom synthesis and contract manufacturing services at their UK manufacturing site.
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      FU0090 2-Butylfuran 98% F&F
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    • Frutarom Ltd
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      Your preferred partner for flavour and fragrance success.
      At Frutarom, we take pride in our expertise and knowledge of Flavour & Fragrance Ingredients and our thorough understanding of the needs of Flavourists, Perfumers and Food Technologists. Working closely with our customers we have a strong track record of providing unique solutions to fulfil requirements.
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      B0850-3 2-BUTYLFURAN
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    • Penta International Corporation
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      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.
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      02-60300 2-BUTYL FURAN, Kosher
  • Robinson Brothers
    • Robinson Brothers Limited
      Providing Excellence in Chemistry
      Award-winning UK chemical manufacturer of chemical intermediates and high-impact aroma chemicals.
      Based in the UK, Robinson Brothers is an award-winning chemical manufacturer of chemical intermediates and high-impact aroma chemicals. Robinson Brothers serve many industry sectors across the globe, include: flavour/fragrance, pharmaceutical, agrochemical and material sciences. Our team of Chemists are experts in custom synthesis, contract manufacture and process optimisation.
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      FU0090 2-Butylfuran F&F
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    • Treatt PLC
      Innovative ingredient solutions
      World-leading innovative ingredient solutions provider for the flavour, fragrance and FMCG industries.
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      2-Butylfuran Halal, Kosher

      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.
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2-butylfuran (Click)
CAS Number: 4466-24-4
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg: 224-732-7
Nikkaji Web: J45.583K
MDL: MFCD00047071
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
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JECFA Food Flavoring: 1490  2-butylfuran
Flavis Number: 13.103 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings: 13.103  2-butylfuran
FEMA Number: 4081  2-butylfuran
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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)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: spicy
Odor Strength: medium
 fruity  winey  sweet  spicy  
Odor Description:
at 100.00 %. 
mild fruity wine sweet spicy
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Cosmetic Information:
None found
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Beijing Lys Chemicals
2-Butyl furan
CTC Organics
2-butyl furan
Endeavour Specialty Chemicals
2-Butylfuran 98% F&F
Speciality Chemical Product Groups
Penn A Kem
Penta International
Robinson Brothers
2-Butylfuran F&F
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
For experimental / research use only.
2-Butylfuran >98.0%(GC)
Halal, Kosher
Odor: Faint, fruity,sweet,wine-like
Flavor: fruity
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.
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Safety Information:
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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
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: flavoring agents
Recommendation for 2-butyl furan usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
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
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: 22
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 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: --
Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
Note: mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
 average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0): 3.0000015.00000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 2.0000010.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 3.0000015.00000
Processed fruit (04.1): 2.0000010.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 4.0000020.00000
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 2.0000010.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 5.0000025.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 1.000005.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 1.000005.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 2.0000010.00000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 3.0000015.00000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): --
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 4.0000020.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 5.0000025.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 2.0000010.00000
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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
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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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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).
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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)
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EPI System: View
EPA ACToR: Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS): Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary : 20534
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Data
WISER: UN 1993
WGK Germany: 3
Chemidplus: 0004466244
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NIST Chemistry WebBook: Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid): 20534
Pubchem (sid): 134985864
Pherobase: View
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Other Information:
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC): Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
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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): HMDB40272
Export Tariff Code: 2932.19.0090
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
Read: Under the conditions of intended use - New developments in the FEMA GRAS program and the safety assessment of flavor ingredients
Read: A GRAS assessment program for flavor ingredients
Read: Sensory testing for flavorings with modifying properties. Food Technology
Read: Criteria for the safety evaluation of flavoring substances
Read: A procedure for the safety evaluation of natural flavor complexes used as ingredients in food: essential oils
Read: FEMA Expert Panel: 30 Years of safety evaluation for the flavor industry
Read: Consumption ratio and food predominance of flavoring materials
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Potential Blenders and core components note
 allyl 3,5,5-trimethyl hexanoateFL/FR
 allyl cinnamateFL/FR
 amber caraneFR
 amyl isoeugenolFR
para-anisyl methyl ketoneFL/FR
 anisyl propanal / methyl anthranilate schiff's baseFR
 ocimum basilicum leaf oil CO2 extractFL/FR
 ocimum basilicum herb oilFL/FR
 pimenta acris leaf oilFL/FR
 bay leaf oil terpenelessFL/FR
 benzyl formateFL/FR
 benzyl isoeugenolFL/FR
 benzyl methyl tiglateFL
 benzylidene acetoneFL
 boldus leaf oilCS
1,3-butane dithiolFL
isobutyl (E,E)-2,4-decadienamideFL/FR
 butyl angelateFL/FR
isobutyl angelateFL/FR
sec-butyl-3-methyl but-2-ene thioateFL/FR
 calamus leaf oilFR
 cananga leaf oilFR
 canella bark oilFR
 caraway seed oleoresinFL/FR
 cardamom absoluteFL/FR
 elettaria cardamomum seed oilFL/FR
 carrot leaf oil (daucus carota ssp.maximus)FR
 daucus carota fruit oilFL/FR
 carrot weed oilFL/FR
 carvacryl ethyl etherFL/FR
 carvacryl methyl etherFL/FR
 caryophyllene alcoholFL/FR
alpha-caryophyllene alcoholFL/FR
beta-caryophyllene alcoholFL/FR
 caryophyllene alcohol acetateFR
atlas cedarwood oilFR
 anthemis nobilis flower oil romanFL/FR
 cinnamaldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's baseFR
 cinnamaldehyde dimethyl acetalFL/FR
 cinnamaldehyde ethylene glycol acetalFL/FR
 cinnamyl acetateFL/FR
 cinnamyl alcoholFL/FR
 cinnamyl benzoateFL/FR
 cinnamyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 cinnamyl isovalerateFL/FR
 cinnamyl nitrileFR
 cinnamyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
 cinnamyl propionateFL/FR
 cistus twig/leaf oilFL/FR
 clary sage absoluteFL/FR
 clary sage oil franceFL/FR
 copaiba balsam oilFL/FR
 coriander oleoresinFL/FR
 coriander seed absoluteFL/FR
 coriander seed concreteFR
 coriander seed oilFL/FR
 cumin oleoresinFL
 cumin seed absoluteFL/FR
 cuminyl alcoholFL/FR
 cuminyl nitrileFR
black currant bud absoluteFL/FR
isocyclogeraniol (IFF)FR
 cypress leaf oilFR
(Z)-4-decen-1-yl acetateFL/FR
2-decyl furanFL
 dianthus ethoneFR
N,N-diethyl octanamideFR
 dill seed oil indianFL/FR
 anethum graveolens herb oilFL/FR
 dill weed oil cubaFL/FR
 dill weed oil reunionFL/FR
2,4-dimethyl anisoleFL
para-alpha-dimethyl styreneFL/FR
 dodecane nitrileFR
 canarium luzonicum oilFL/FR
 ethyl (E,Z)-2,6-nonadienamideFL
 ethyl cinnamateFL/FR
4-ethyl guaiacolFL/FR
 ethyl isoeugenolFL/FR
O-ethyl S-(2-furyl methyl) thiocarbonateFL
 ethyl salicylateFL/FR
 ethyl vanillin propylene glycol acetalFL/FR
5-ethyl-3,4,5,6-tetramethyl cyclohexen-2-oneFL
bitter fennel seed oil spainFR
sweet fennel seed oilFL/FR
 fenugreek absoluteFL/FR
 frankincense oilFL/FR
 frankincense resinoidFL/FR
 strawberry furanone butyrateFL/FR
 furfural acetoneFL
 furfuryl acetoneFL
 furfuryl ethyl etherFL
 furfuryl propionateFL
2-furfurylidene butyraldehydeFL
3-(2-furyl) acroleinFL
 galangal root oilFL/FR
 galangal root oleoresinFL
 geranium oil bourbonFL/FR
 germacrene B 
(E)-germacrene DFL/FR
 ginger oleoresinFL/FR
 ginger root absoluteFL/FR
 ginger root oil chinaFL/FR
 ginger root oil CO2 extractFL/FR
 ginger root oil cochinFL/FR
 ginger root oil terpeneless africaFL/FR
 grains of paradise oilFL/FR
 guaiacwood oilFL/FR
 heliotropyl diethyl acetalFR
 herbal acetalFR
 hexyl 3-mercaptobutanoateFL
2-hexylidene cyclopentanoneFL/FR
 hop absoluteFL/FR
 hop oilFL/FR
 dacrydium franklinii wood oilFR
 juniper berry oleoresinFL/FR
 labdanum oilFL/FR
 laurel bark oil 
 laurel berry absoluteFL/FR
 laurus nobilis fruit oilFL/FR
 laurel leaf absoluteFL/FR
 laurel leaf concreteFR
 laurus nobilis leaf oilFL/FR
 laurus nobilis leaf oil turkeyFL/FR
 laurel stem oil 
 lavender absolute bulgariaFL/FR
 lavender absolute franceFL/FR
 levisticum officinale leaf oilFL/FR
 levisticum officinale oleoresinFL
 lychee mercaptan acetateFL/FR
 mace absoluteFL/FR
 mace oil CO2 extractFL/FR
 mace oilFL/FR
 mace oleoresinFL/FR
1-para-menthen-9-yl acetateFL/FR
3-mercapto-3-methyl butanolFL
2-methyl 3-(methyl thio) furanFL
4-methyl biphenylFL
5-methyl furfuralFL/FR
3-(5-methyl furyl) acroleinFL
4-methyl guaiacolFL/FR
 methyl heptadienoneFL/FR
 methyl isoeugenolFL/FR
 methyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
 methyl phenyl sulfideFL
 methyl vanillateFL/FR
 mimosa absolute franceFL/FR
 musk indanoneFR
 myrrh oilFL/FR
 myrrh resinoidFR
 nonisyl acetateFR
 octanal diethyl acetalFL/FR
3-octyl tiglateFL/FR
curled parsley leaf oilFL/FR
curled parsley seed oilFL/FR
black pepper oilFL/FR
 pepper tree berry oilFL/FR
 perillyl acetateFL/FR
 phenethyl pivalateFL/FR
3-phenyl propyl acetateFL/FR
2-phenyl propyl alcoholFL/FR
 phenyl propyl phenyl acetateFL/FR
 privet dioxaneFR
 propenyl guaetholFL/FR
(E)-4-propenyl syringolFL
4-propenyl syringolFL/FR
(E)-propyl 2-furan acrylateFL/FR
 rhodinyl acetateFL/FR
 rhodinyl isobutyrateFL/FR
 rhubarb oxiraneFR
 rose absolute (rosa damascena) bulgariaFL/FR
 rose absolute (rosa centifolia) moroccoFL/FR
 rose carboxylateFR
(Z)-rose oxideFL/FR
 saffron indenoneFL/FR
summer savory oilFL/FR
winter savory oilFL
 spicy acetoacetateFL/FR
 spicy acroleinFL/FR
 spicy carbonateFR
 spicy pentanoneFL/FR
 spikenard oilFL/FR
 tejpat oil 
 tonka undecanoneFR
 truffle sulfideFL
 tuberose absolute (from concrete)FL/FR
 tuberose absolute (from pommade)FL/FR
 turmeric oleoresinFL
 turmeric root absoluteFL/FR
 turmeric root oil chinaFL/FR
 vanillin propylene glycol acetalFL/FR
 wine lactoneFL/FR
 woody octeneFR
 ylang ylang flower absoluteFL/FR
 zedoary bark oilFL/FR
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Potential Uses:
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Natural Occurrence in: note
 beef cooked beef
 chicken cooked chicken
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 chicken fat
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 egg boiled egg
 hazelnut roasted hazelnut
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 peanut roasted peanut
 potato french fries
 tea black tea
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 furan, 2-butyl-
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