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3-furoic acid
3-furancarboxylic acid

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Name:furan-3-carboxylic acid
CAS Number: 488-93-7Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:207-689-9
Nikkaji Web:J64G
Beilstein Number:108638
XlogP3:1.00 (est)
Molecular Weight:112.08448000
Formula:C5 H4 O3
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Category:information only not used for fragrances or flavors
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 122.00 to 124.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 229.00 to 230.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:0.103000 mmHg (est)
Flash Point: 199.00 °F. TCC ( 92.70 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 1.030
Soluble in:
 water, 1.412e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
3-Furoic acid 98%
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
3-Furancarboxylic acid
Matrix Scientific
For experimental / research use only.
3-Furoic acid, 97%
Penta International
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
3-Furoic Acid ≥99%
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
3-Furoic acid 98%
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
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
Safety in Use Information:
information only not used for fragrances or flavors
Recommendation for 3-furoic acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for 3-furoic acid flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
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EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :10268
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
furan-3-carboxylic acid
 furan-3-carboxylic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):10268
Pubchem (sid):134976278
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB00444
Export Tariff Code:2932.19.5000
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
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
3-furan carboxylic acid
 furan-3-carboxylic acid
3-furancarboxylic acid
3-furanoic acid
3-Furoic acid is an organic acid regularly occurring in urine of healthy individuals. (PMID 2338430). 3-Furoic acid is also a compound found in honey and honeydew samples (PMID 11403496), and is a structural analog of nicotinic acid (niacin, a vitamin of the B complex). (PMID 12563315) [HMDB]
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