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2-formyl pyrrole

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CAS Number: 1003-29-8Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:213-705-5
Nikkaji Web:J121.849B
Beilstein Number:0105745
CoE Number:11393
XlogP3:0.60 (est)
Molecular Weight:95.10105000
Formula:C5 H5 N O
BioActivity Summary:listing
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
No longer supported by Industry (DG SANCO, 2013).
Category:flavoring agents
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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DG SANTE Food Flavourings:14.145 pyrrole-2-carbaldehyde
Physical Properties:
Appearance:pale yellow crystalline solid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 45.00 to 47.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 216.00 to 218.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.121000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 224.00 °F. TCC ( 106.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 0.640
Soluble in:
 water, 3.43e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: musty
musty beefy coffee
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in propylene glycol. musty beefy coffee
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
Beijing Lys Chemicals
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
Penta International
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Pyrrole-2-carboxaldehyde 98%
Pyrrole 2-Carboxaldehyde
(2-Formyl Pyrrole)
For experimental / research use only.
Pyrrole-2-carboxaldehyde >98.0%(GC)
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Safety Information:
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European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36/37/39 - Wear suitable clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
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:
flavoring agents
Recommendation for 2-formyl pyrrole usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.12 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 400 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:540 (μg/person/day)
Structure Class: II
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): 0.400002.00000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 0.100000.50000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): 0.400002.00000
Processed fruit (04.1): 0.400002.00000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 1.000005.00000
Chewing gum (05.3): --
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): 0.200001.00000
Bakery wares (07.0): 2.0000010.00000
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): 0.200001.00000
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): 0.200001.00000
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): 0.100000.50000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 0.200001.00000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 0.200001.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): --
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 1.000005.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 0.200001.00000
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):

Opinion of the Scientific Panel on food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC) related to Flavouring Group Evaluation 24 (FGE.24): Pyridine, pyrrole, indole and quinoline derivatives from chemical group 28 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18 July 2000)
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Pyridine, pyrrole, indole and quinoline derivatives from chemical group 28 Flavouring Group Evaluation 24, Revision 1 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in contact with Food (AFC)
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 77 (FGE77) [1] - Consideration of Pyridine, Pyrrole and Quinoline Derivatives evaluated by JECFA (63rd meeting) structurally related to Pyridine, Pyrrole, Indole and Quinoline Derivatives evaluated by EFSA in FGE.24Rev1 (2008)
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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 24, Revision 2 (FGE.24Rev2): Pyridine, pyrrole, indole and quinoline derivatives from chemical group 28
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):1003-29-8
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :13854
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:1003-29-8
Pubchem (cid):13854
Pubchem (sid):134979591
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB36057
Export Tariff Code:2933.99.9700
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
For Odor
dimethyl pyrazine
dimethyl pyrazine
For Flavor
dimethyl pyrazine
dimethyl pyrazine
butane dithiol
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 coffee - up to 12.7 mg/kg
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 filbert roasted filbert
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 malt - 0.58 mg/kg
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 onion roasted onion
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 peanut roasted peanut
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 pork liver
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 rice wild rice
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 tea - up to 0.3 mg/kg
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 tea black tea
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 pyrrole 2-carboxaldehyde
2-pyrrole carbaldehyde
 pyrrole-2-carboxaldehyde (8CI)
2-pyrrolyl carboxaldehyde


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Constit. of numerous plant spp. incl. tea, coffee and various legumes
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