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2-methyl 3-(methyl thio) furan
2-methyl-3-(methylthio)furan

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CAS Number: 63012-97-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
FDA UNII:M46N02LDL4
Nikkaji Web:J641.813I
MDL:MFCD03701635
XlogP3-AA:1.90 (est)
Molecular Weight:128.19396000
Formula:C6 H8 O S
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Category:flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1061 2-methyl-3-(methylthio)furan
FLAVIS Number:13.152 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:13.152 2-methyl-3-(methylthio)furan
FEMA Number:3949 2-methyl-3-(methylthio)furan
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):63012-97-5 ; 2-METHYL-3-(METHYLTHIO)FURAN
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.06400 to 1.07100 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 8.864 to 8.922
Refractive Index:1.50600 to 1.51400 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 164.22 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:2.606000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 100.00 °F. TCC ( 37.78 °C. )
logP (o/w): 2.324 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 670.5 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: sulfurous
Odor Strength:high ,
recommend smelling in a 10.00 % solution or less
beefy cheesy coffee minty spicy
Odor Description:at 10.00 % in triacetin. beefy cheese coffee minty spicy
spicy pungent alliaceous sulfurous dry meaty brothy mustard coffee
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in propylene glycol. Spicy, pungent alliaceous, sulfurous drying to a meaty brothy aroma with mustard and coffee nuances
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 26, No. 5, 68, (2001)
Flavor Type: meaty
meaty spicy solvent coffee nutty cheesy
Taste Description: at 0.10 - 0.40 ppm. Mild meaty, spicy, slightly solvent like with coffee, nutty and cheesy nuances
Mosciano, Gerard P&F 26, No. 5, 68, (2001)
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Sigma-Aldrich
2-Methyl-3-methylthiofuran, ≥98%, FG
Odor Description:cheese; nutty; sulfurous; meaty; spicy; coffee
Taytonn
Methylmethylthiofuran (10% IN Tac)
Odor Description:Cheese, Coffee, Meaty, Minty, Spicy
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Ambles Nature et Chimie
2-METHYL-3-METHYLTHIO FURAN
Anhui Suzhou Jinli Aromatic Chemicals
2-Methyl-3-methylthio furan
Odor: meat, nut
Beijing Lys Chemicals
2-Methyl-3-(methylthio)furan
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methyl-3-methylthiofuran
Carbosynth
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methyl-3-(methylthio)furan
Charkit Chemical
METHYL-3-(METHYLTHIO) FURAN,2- FEMA 3949
DeLong Chemicals America
2-Methyl-3-(methylthio)furan, Kosher
Endeavour Specialty Chemicals
2-Methyl-3-(methylthio)furan 99% F&F
Speciality Chemical Product Groups
H. Interdonati, Inc.
2-Methyl-3-(methylthio)furan Kosher
Featured Products
Jiangyin Healthway
2-Methyl-3-methylthio furan
New functional food ingredients
Jinan Enlighten Chemical Technology(Wutong Aroma )
2-Methyl-3-methylthio furan, Kosherk
M&U International
2-METHYL-3-METHYLTHIO FURAN, Kosher
Penta International
2-METHYL-3-METHYLTHIOFURAN
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
2-Methyl-3-methylthiofuran
Halal, Kosher
Robinson Brothers
2-Methyl-3-(methylthio)furan F&F
https://www.robinsonbrothers.uk/chemistry-competences
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methyl-3-(methylthio)furan
Sigma-Aldrich
2-Methyl-3-methylthiofuran, ≥98%, FG
Odor: cheese; nutty; sulfurous; meaty; spicy; coffee
Certified Food Grade Products
Sunaux International
2-Methyl-3-methylthio Furan
Taytonn
Methylmethylthiofuran (10% IN Tac)
Odor: Cheese, Coffee, Meaty, Minty, Spicy
TCI AMERICA
For experimental / research use only.
2-Methyl-3-(methylthio)furan >98.0%(GC)
Tengzhou Jitian Aroma Chemiclal
2-Methyl-3-methylthio furan
Tengzhou Xiang Yuan Aroma Chemicals
2-Methy-3-Methylthio Furan
Tianjin Danjun International
2-Methyl-3-(methylthio)furan
WholeChem
2-Methyl-3-methylthio furan
Wujiang CIYUN Flavor & Fragrance
2-Methyl-3-methylthiofuran ≥98.0%
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
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 - Wear suitable protective clothing.
 
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 3-(methyl thio) furan usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 1.20 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.10 (μg/capita/day)
NOEL (No Observed Effect Level): 1.30 (mg/kg bw per 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: 19
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 0.020000.20000
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: 0.005000.05000
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: 0.001000.01000
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: 0.030000.30000
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: 0.030000.30000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: 0.005000.05000
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: 0.050000.50000
milk products: 0.005000.05000
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: 0.050000.50000
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: 0.003000.03000
reconstituted vegetables: 0.003000.03000
seasonings / flavors: 0.050000.50000
snack foods: 0.030000.30000
soft candy: --
soups: 0.030000.30000
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
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 13 (FGE.13); Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms from chemical group 14 (Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000 of 18
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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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Consideration of sulfur-substituted furan derivatives used as flavouring agents evaluated by JECFA (59th meeting) structurally related to a subgroup of substances within the group of “Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms from chemical group 14” evaluated by EFSA in FGE.13Rev1 (2009)
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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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Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 65, Revision 1 (FGE.65Rev1): Consideration of sulfur-substituted furan derivatives used as flavouring agents evaluated by JECFA (59th meeting) structurally related to a subgroup of substances within the group of ‘Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms from chemical group 14’ evaluated by EFSA in FGE.13Rev2 (2011)
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :526618
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WISER:UN 1993
WGK Germany:3
2-methyl-3-methylsulfanylfuran
Chemidplus:0063012975
 
References:
 2-methyl-3-methylsulfanylfuran
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):526618
Pubchem (sid):135292591
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB36610
FooDB:FDB015526
YMDB (Yeast Metabolome Database):YMDB01452
Export Tariff Code:2930.90.9999
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
For Odor
alliaceous
dimethyl trisulfide
FL/FR
dipropyl disulfide
FL/FR
ferula assa-foetida gum oil
FL/FR
burnt
rum ether
FL/FR
caramellic
fenugreek absolute
FL/FR
chocolate
cocoa hexenal
FL/FR
2,6-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
coffee
coffee difuran
FL/FR
meaty
meaty dithiane
FL/FR
4-
methyl nonanoic acid
FL/FR
sulfuryl acetate
FL/FR
musty
hazelnut pyrazine
FL/FR
menthofuran
FL/FR
nutty
4,5-
dimethyl-2-ethyl-3-thiazoline
FL/FR
2,6-
lutidine
FL/FR
2-
methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
methyl-3-(methyl thio) pyrazine
FL/FR
sulfurous
ethyl 2-mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
fish thiol
FL/FR
2-
mercaptopropionic acid
FL/FR
4-
methyl 4-mercaptopentan-2-one 1% solution
FL/FR
methyl mercaptan
FL/FR
onion oil
FL/FR
1-
phenethyl mercaptan
FL/FR
vegetable
tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
4-
acetyl-2-methyl pyrimidine
FL
allyl methyl disulfide
FL
allyl methyl trisulfide
FL
allyl propyl trisulfide
FL
gamma-
aminobutyric acid
FL
amyl mercaptan
FL
2-(2-
butyl)-4,5-dimethyl-3-thiazoline
FL
cyclopropyl (E,Z)-2,6-nonadienamide
FL
2,5-
diethyl thiazole
FL
dimethyl tetrasulfide
FL
2,6-
dimethyl-3-((2-methyl-3-furyl)thio)-4-heptanone
FL
bis(2,5-
dimethyl-3-furyl) disulfide
FL
2,5-
dimethyl-3-thiofuroyl furan
FL
ethyl (E,Z)-2,6-nonadienamide
FL
S-
ethyl 2-acetyl aminoethane thioate
FL
ethyl 3-mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
ethyl 4-(acetyl thio) butyrate
FL
ethyl propyl trisulfide
FL
(Z+E)-5-
ethyl-4-methyl-2-(2-butyl) thiazoline
FL
(Z+E)-5-
ethyl-4-methyl-2-(2-methyl propyl) thiazoline
FL
furfuryl propyl disulfide
FL
4-
methyl 4-mercaptopentan-2-one 1% solution
FL/FR
methyl dihydrofuran thiol
FL
2-
methyl thiazolidine
FL
2-(
methyl thio) ethanol
FL
S-
methyl thiopropionate
FL
2-
methyl-1-butane thiol
FL
2-
methyl-3-(methyl thio) pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
methyl-3-furyl tetrasulfide
FL
3-((2-
methyl-3-furyl)thio)-4-heptanone
FL
4-((2-
methyl-3-furyl)thio)-5-nonanone
FL
1,9-
nonane dithiol
FL
peanut dithiazine
FL
1-
phenethyl mercaptan
FL/FR
1,3-
propane dithiol
FL
propyl 2-methyl-3-furyl disulfide
FL
iso
propyl disulfide
FL
thiazole
FL
3-
thienyl mercaptan
FL
thiophene
FL
N-(2-(3,4-
dimethoxyphenyl)ethyl)-3,4-dimethoxycinnamic acid amide
FL
3,7-
dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-yl cyclopropyl carboxamide
FL
4-
mercapto-2-pentanone 1% in acetoin
FL
2-
methyl-1-methyl thio-2-butene
FL
pyrrolidino-(1,2E)-4H-2,4-dimethyl-1,3,5-dithiazine
FL
1-(2-
thienyl) butanone
FL
alliaceous
alliaceous
allyl mercaptan
FL
1,3-
butane dithiol
FL
dimethyl trisulfide
FL/FR
dipropyl disulfide
FL/FR
dipropyl trisulfide
FL
ferula assa-foetida gum oil
FL/FR
leek oil
FL
3-
mercapto-2-pentanone
FL
shallot oil
FL
3-
tetrahydrothiophenone
FL
truffle sulfide
FL
beefy
beef jerky flavor
FL
burnt
bacon dithiazine
FL
1,6-
hexane dithiol
FL
rum ether
FL/FR
caramellic
fenugreek absolute
FL/FR
fenugreek distillates
FL
chemical
2,5-
dimethyl furan
FL
cocoa
butyraldehyde
FL
cocoa hexenal
FL/FR
coffee
coffee difuran
FL/FR
2,4-
dimethyl thiazole
FL
earthy
difurfuryl sulfide
FL
1,8-
octane dithiol
FL
eggy
iso
propyl mercaptan
FL
fatty
4-
methyl nonanoic acid
FL/FR
fruity
furfuryl propionate
FL
garlic
allyl methyl sulfide
FL
meaty
4-
allyl-2,6-dimethoxyphenol
FL
BBQ
beef flavor
FL
2,6-
dimethyl thiophenol
FL
2,5-
dimethyl-3-furan thiol
FL
1,1-
ethane dithiol 1% in ethanol 94.5% / ethyl acetate 4%
FL
furfuryl 2-methyl-3-furyl disulfide
FL
4-
furfuryl thio-2-pentanone
FL
meaty dithiane
FL/FR
3-
mercapto-2-butanone
FL
2-
mercaptomethyl pyrazine
FL
2-
mercaptopropionic acid
FL/FR
12-
methyl tridecanal
FL
bis(2-
methyl-3-furyl) disulfide
FL
S-(2-
methyl-3-furyl) ethane thioate
FL
2-
methyl-3-tetrahydrofuran thiol
FL
pepperoni flavor
FL
propyl 2-mercaptopropionate
FL
pyrazinyl ethane thiol
FL
2-
pyridinyl methane thiol
FL
sulfuryl acetate
FL/FR
thialdine
FL
ortho-
thiocresol
FL
ortho-
thioguaiacol
FL
metallic
2,5-
dihydroxy-1,4-dithiane
FL
musty
2-
ethoxythiazole
FL
hazelnut pyrazine
FL/FR
menthofuran
FL/FR
nutty
3,5-
diethyl-2-methyl pyrazine
FL
2,5-
diethyl-3-methyl pyrazine
FL
2,6-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
4,5-
dimethyl-2-ethyl-3-thiazoline
FL/FR
2,6-
lutidine
FL/FR
2-
methyl pyrazine
FL/FR
nutty thiazole
FL
tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol
FL/FR
onion
ethyl 2-mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
furfuryl isopropyl sulfide
FL
methyl propyl disulfide
FL
2-
methyl-1,3-dithiolane
FL
popcorn
2-
propionyl-2-thiazoline
FL
roasted
ethyl 3-(furfuryl thio) propionate
FL
hexyl mercaptan
FL
sausage
sausage flavor
FL
savory
N-(2,4-
dimethoxybenzyl)-N2-(2-(pyridin-2-yl)ethyl) oxalamide
FL
N-(
heptan-4-yl)benzo(D)(1,3)dioxole-5-carboxamide
FL
N1-(2-
methoxy-4-methyl benzyl)-N2-(2-(pyridin-2-yl)ethyl) oxalamide
FL
N1-(2-
methoxy-4-methyl benzyl)-N2-2(2-(5-methyl pyridin-2-yl)ethyl) oxalamide
FL
spicy
hot spicy
beef flavor
FL
sulfurous
2,3-
butane dithiol
FL
S-
ethyl thioacetate
FL
fish thiol
FL/FR
methyl 2-methyl-3-furyl disulfide
FL
methyl mercaptan
FL/FR
2-
methyl thiophene
FL
3-
methyl-2-butane thiol
FL
2-
naphthyl mercaptan
FL
onion oil
FL/FR
roasted butanol
FL
vegetable
tyramine
FL
 
Potential Uses:
FLchocolate cocoa
FLcoffee
FLmeat
FLnut
FLwasabi
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 beef cooked beef
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 coffee
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 tea
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Synonyms:
 dimethyl thiofurane
 furan, 2-methyl-3-(methylthio)-
2-methyl-3-(methylsulfanyl)furan
2-methyl-3-(methylthio)-furan
2-methyl-3-(methylthio)furan
2-methyl-3-methyl thiofuran
2-methyl-3-methylsulfanylfuran
2-methyl-3-methylthio furan
2-methyl-3-methylthiofuran
2-methyl-3-thiomethylfuran
 methylmethylthiofuran
 

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Notes:
Occurs in coffee and cooked beef aromas. Compd. with intense roasted meat aroma
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