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furfuryl formate
furan-2-ylmethyl formate

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Name:furan-2-ylmethyl formate
CAS Number: 13493-97-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Nikkaji Web:J354.646B
XlogP3-AA:0.70 (est)
Molecular Weight:126.11142000
Formula:C6 H6 O3
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Category:flavoring agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:2101 furfuryl formate
FEMA Number:4542 furfuryl formate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):13493-97-5 ; FURFURYL FORMATE
Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.16500 to 1.17100 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 9.705 to 9.755
Refractive Index:1.46300 to 1.46900 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 170.00 to 171.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Vapor Pressure:1.438000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 134.00 °F. TCC ( 56.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 0.705 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 1.612e+004 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 water, 1.31E+04 mg/L @ 25 °C (exp)
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:ethereal
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
For experimental / research use only.
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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
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 furfuryl formate 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
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: --
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: 0.010000.10000
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 0.100001.00000
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: 0.020000.10000
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :556916
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furan-2-ylmethyl formate
 furan-2-ylmethyl formate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):556916
Pubchem (sid):10362513
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
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
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