Maillard prod. present in roasted coffee aroma. Constit. of Coix lachryma-jobi (Job's tears) and Gentiana lutea (yellow gentian) Benzofuran is the heterocyclic compound consisting of fused benzene and furan rings. It is the parent of many related compounds with more complex structures. For example, psoralen is a benzofuran derivative that occurs in several plants.
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      B0060 2,3-Benzofuran >99.0%(GC)
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1-benzofuran (Click)
CAS Number: 271-89-6Picture of molecule
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg: 205-982-6
FDA UNII: LK6946W774
Nikkaji Web: J5.447J
Beilstein Number: 0107704
MDL: MFCD00005847
XlogP3: 2.70 (est)
Molecular Weight: 118.13502000
Formula: C8 H6 O
BioActivity Summary: listing
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Category: natural substances and extractives
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Physical Properties:
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00 % 
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity: 1.07200 @  25.00 °C.
Melting Point: -17.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 174.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 165.00 to  166.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure: 0.440000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C.
Flash Point: 133.00 °F. TCC ( 56.11 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.670
Soluble in:
 water, 534.8 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
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Organoleptic Properties:
 styrene  aromatic  
Taste Description:
styrene aromatic
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Cosmetic Information:
None found
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Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
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2,3-Benzofuran 99%
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2,3-Benzofuran >99.0%(GC)
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Safety Information:
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GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
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Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
intraperitoneal-mouse LD50  500 mg/kg
European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry--Chimie Therapeutique. Vol. 12, Pg. 383, 1977.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
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Safety in Use Information:
Category: natural substances and extractives
Recommendation for 1-benzofuran usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for 1-benzofuran flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA): 271-89-6
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary : 9223
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WGK Germany: 3
Chemidplus: 0000271896
EPA/NOAA CAMEO: hazardous materials
RTECS: 271-89-6
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Canada Domestic Sub. List: 271-89-6
Pubchem (cid): 9223
Pubchem (sid): 134974109
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KEGG (GenomeNet): C14512
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database): HMDB32929
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Export Tariff Code: 2932.99.3200
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EFSA Update of results on the monitoring of furan levels in food: Read Report
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EFSA Report of the CONTAM Panel on provisional findings on furan in food: Read Report
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
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Potential Uses:
None Found
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Occurrence (nature, food, other): note
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