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2-methyl benzofuran
2-methylbenzofuran

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Name:2-methyl-1-benzofuran
CAS Number: 4265-25-2Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:224-249-1
FDA UNII:8X3183BZ3X
Nikkaji Web:J28.172G
Beilstein Number:0002165
MDL:MFCD00005850
XlogP3-AA:2.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:132.16196000
Formula:C9 H8 O
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome or firefox)
Category:flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:2105 2-methylbenzofuran
FEMA Number:4543 2-methylbenzofuran
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):4265-25-2 ; 2-METHYLBENZOFURAN
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.05200 to 1.05700 @ 25.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.754 to 8.795
Refractive Index:1.54800 to 1.56000 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 197.00 to 198.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.583000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 154.00 °F. TCC ( 67.78 °C. )
logP (o/w): 3.220
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 160.4 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Strength:high ,
recommend smelling in a 0.10 % solution or less
burnt phenolic
Odor Description:at 0.10 % in propylene glycol. burnt phenolic
Flavor Type: phenolic
phenolic burnt
Taste Description: phenolic burnt
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
A. Fakhry
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylbenzofuran
Axsyn
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylbenzofuran
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylbenzofuran 98%
Jalor-Chem
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylbenzofuran
Parchem
2-methyl benzofuran
Penta International
2-METHYLBENZOFURAN
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylbenzofuran
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methylbenzofuran 96%
Chemical Sources Association
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Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
 
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 2-methyl benzofuran 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 Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 24
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: 0.100000.50000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 0.050000.25000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: 0.100000.50000
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: 0.100000.50000
sweet sauces: 0.050000.25000
 
Safety References:
EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :20263
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
2-methyl-1-benzofuran
Chemidplus:0004265252
 
References:
 2-methyl-1-benzofuran
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):20263
Pubchem (sid):134984002
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2932.90.4100
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
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
Potential Uses:
None Found
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 coffee
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Synonyms:
 benzofuran, 2-methyl-
2-methyl benzo(b)furan
2-methyl-1-benzofuran
2-methylbenzo(b)furan
2-methylbenzofuran
 
 
Notes:
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