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2,4-difurfuryl furan
2,4-bis(2-furylmethyl)furan

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Name:2,4-bis(2-furylmethyl)furan
CAS Number: 64280-32-6Picture of molecule3D/inchi
FDA UNII:6Z65LJV61M
CoE Number:13.107
Molecular Weight:228.24724000
Formula:C14 H12 O3
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EFSA/JECFA Comments:
No longer supported by industry.
Category:flavoring agents
 
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1496 2,4-difurfurylfuran
FLAVIS Number:13.107 (Old)
FEMA Number:4095 2,4-difurfurylfuran
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):64280-32-6 ; 2,4-DIFURFURYLFURAN
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless solid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 153.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 297.00 to 299.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:0.001000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 286.00 °F. TCC ( 141.00 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 2.943 (est)
Soluble in:
 alcohol
 water, 3.58 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
 water
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. floral fruity
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Axsyn
For experimental / research use only.
Furan,2,4-bis(2-furanylmethyl)-
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Furan, 2,4-bis(2-furanylmethyl)-
Parchem
2,4-difurfuryl furan
Penta International
2,4-DIFURFURYLFURAN
 
Safety Information:
 
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 2,4-difurfuryl furan usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.0012 (μg/capita/day)
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-USA): 0.002 (μg/capita/day)
Structure Class: III
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: 22
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 10.0000050.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: 5.0000025.00000
cheese: 7.0000035.00000
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: 5.0000025.00000
confectionery froastings: 10.0000050.00000
egg products: --
fats / oils: 5.0000025.00000
fish products: 2.0000010.00000
frozen dairy: 7.0000035.00000
fruit ices: 10.0000050.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: 5.0000025.00000
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: 7.0000035.00000
meat products: 20.00000100.00000
milk products: 7.0000035.00000
nut products: --
other grains: 5.0000025.00000
poultry: --
processed fruits: 7.0000035.00000
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: 5.0000025.00000
snack foods: 10.0000050.00000
soft candy: --
soups: 5.0000025.00000
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):

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 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 67 Revision 2 (FGE.67Rev2): Consideration of 28 furan-substituted compounds evaluated by JECFA at the 55th, 65th and 69th meetings (JECFA, 2001, 2006a, 2009b)
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :53423642
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
2,4-bis(2-furylmethyl)furan
Chemidplus:0064280326
 
References:
 2,4-bis(2-furylmethyl)furan
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):53423642
Pubchem (sid):135282690
 
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):HMDB32217
FooDB:FDB009283
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
No odor group found for these
(E+Z)-4,8-
dimethyl-3,7-nonadien-2-one
FL/FR
balsamic
balsamic
benzyl cinnamate
FL/FR
cinnamyl formate
FL/FR
citrus
2-
heptanol
FL/FR
fatty
butyl undecylenate
FL/FR
4-
ethyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
fermented
methyl decanoate
FL/FR
floral
acetal 318
FR
iso
amyl angelate
FL/FR
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
benzyl acetate
FL/FR
benzyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
benzyl formate
FL/FR
citronellyl butyrate
FL/FR
citronellyl hexanoate
FL/FR
citronellyl propionate
FL/FR
(E)-
citronellyl tiglate
FL/FR
dihydrojasmone
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetate
FL/FR
geraniol
FL/FR
menthadienyl formate
FR
methoxymelonal
FL/FR
methyl benzyl acetate (mixed ortho-,meta-,para-)
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (90% min.)
FL/FR
methyl ionyl acetate
FL/FR
3-
nonanon-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
orris rhizome concrete butter (iris pallida)
FL/FR
petitgrain lemon oil
FL/FR
phenethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
phenethyl isovalerate
FL/FR
1-
phenyl propyl butyrate
FL/FR
2-
phenyl propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
4-
phenyl-3-buten-2-ol
FL/FR
iso
propyl benzoate
FL/FR
rose undecene
FR
star fruit oil cuba
FL/FR
terpinyl valerate
FL/FR
tetrahydroionyl acetate
FR
fruity
benzaldehyde / methyl anthranilate schiff's base
FR
berry hexanoate
FR
iso
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
iso
butyl furyl propionate
FL/FR
citronellyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
beta-
damascone
FL/FR
(Z)-beta-
damascone
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
damascone
FL/FR
eriocephalus punctulatus flower oil
FR
ethyl levulinate
FL/FR
heptyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
3-
mercaptohexyl acetate
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
methyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(E)-7-
methyl-3-octen-2-one
FL/FR
rhubarb pyran
FR
4-(para-
tolyl)-2-butanone
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
green
iso
amyl 3-(2-furan) propionate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
hexoxyacetaldehyde dimethyl acetal
FR
herbal
chamomile isobutyrate
FR
chamomile propionate
FR
chamomile valerate
FR
clary propyl acetate
FR
methyl cyclogeranate (Firmenich)
FR
powdery
alpha-
methyl ionone
FL/FR
spicy
para-
anisyl formate
FL/FR
woody
2-
decalinyl acetate
FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
1-
acetyl cyclohexyl acetate
FL
amyl angelate
FL
iso
amyl angelate
FL/FR
2-
butyl thiophene
FL
S-(2,5-
dimethyl-3-furyl) ethane thioate
FL
(E+Z)-4,8-
dimethyl-3,7-nonadien-2-one
FL/FR
methyl benzyl acetate (mixed ortho-,meta-,para-)
FL/FR
1-
phenyl propyl butyrate
FL/FR
2-
phenyl propyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
iso
propyl benzoate
FL/FR
iso
amyl 3-(2-furan) propionate
FL/FR
benzyl acetoacetate
FL/FR
iso
butyl furyl propionate
FL/FR
beta-
damascone
FL/FR
berry
berry
heptyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
burnt
ethyl 2-furoate
FL
citrus
petitgrain lemon oil
FL/FR
ethereal
methyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
fatty
4-
ethyl octanoic acid
FL/FR
methyl decanoate
FL/FR
(E)-7-
methyl-3-octen-2-one
FL/FR
floral
citronellyl hexanoate
FL/FR
citronellyl propionate
FL/FR
dihydrojasmone
FL/FR
dimethyl benzyl carbinyl acetate
FL/FR
geraniol
FL/FR
alpha-iso
methyl ionone (90% min.)
FL/FR
orris rhizome concrete butter (iris pallida)
FL/FR
tropical ionone
FL/FR
fruity
benzyl acetate
FL/FR
benzyl formate
FL/FR
iso
butyl anthranilate
FL/FR
citronellyl butyrate
FL/FR
citronellyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
(E)-beta-
damascone
FL/FR
(Z)-beta-
damascone
FL/FR
ethyl levulinate
FL/FR
2-
heptanol
FL/FR
2-
hexyl-4-acetoxytetrahydrofuran
FL
methoxymelonal
FL/FR
methyl (Z)-3-hexenoate
FL/FR
methyl 4-phenyl butyrate
FL
alpha-
methyl ionone
FL/FR
3-
nonanon-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
phenethyl isovalerate
FL/FR
2-
phenyl-4-pentenal
FL
star fruit oil cuba
FL/FR
terpinyl valerate
FL/FR
4-(para-
tolyl)-2-butanone
FL/FR
green
(E)-
citronellyl tiglate
FL/FR
(Z)-3-
hexen-1-yl isovalerate
FL/FR
honey
phenethyl isobutyrate
FL/FR
spicy
para-
anisyl formate
FL/FR
benzyl cinnamate
FL/FR
cinnamyl formate
FL/FR
tropical
alpha-
amyl cinnamaldehyde
FL/FR
3-
mercaptohexyl acetate
FL/FR
waxy
butyl undecylenate
FL/FR
4-
phenyl-3-buten-2-ol
FL/FR
woody
methyl ionyl acetate
FL/FR
 
Potential Uses:
FRfloral
FRfruit
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
2,4-difurfurylfuran
 furan, 2,4-bis(2-furanylmethyl)-
2,4-bis(2-furanyl methyl) furan
2,4-bis(2-furanylmethyl)furan
2,4-bis(2-furylmethyl)furan
 
 
Notes:
Used as a food additive [EAFUS]
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