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2-methyl-3-thioacetoxytetrahydrofuran
()-2-methyltetrahydrofuran-3-thiol acetate

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Name:O-(2-methyloxolan-3-yl) ethanethioate
CAS Number: 252736-41-7Picture of molecule3D/inchi
XlogP3-AA:1.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:160.23604000
Formula:C7 H12 O2 S
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Category:flavoring agents
 
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JECFA Food Flavoring:2098 ()-2-methyltetrahydrofuran-3-thiol acetate
FEMA Number:4686 ()-2-methyltetrahydrofuran-3-thiol acetate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):252736-41-7 ; ()-2-METHYLTETRAHYDROFURAN-3-THIOL ACETATE
 
Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:1.09200 to 1.10000 @ 20.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 9.097 to 9.164
Refractive Index:1.49000 to 1.49800 @ 20.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 246.00 to 247.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Soluble in:
 water, 4598 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: sulfurous
sulfurous meaty roasted meaty meaty
Odor Description:Used at 0.1-5ppm, to reinforce a roast meat,gravy character in cooked meat flavours.sulfurous roasted meaty
Flavor Type: meaty
meaty meaty roasted meaty
Taste Description: meaty
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
None found
 
Suppliers:
Parchem
2-methyl-3-thioacetoxytetrahydrofuran
Penta International
2-METHYL-3-THIOACETOXYTETRAHYDROFURAN
R C Treatt & Co Ltd
2-Methyl tetrahydrofuran-3-thioacetate
Halal, Kosher
Flavor: meaty
Used at 0.1-5ppm, to reinforce a roast meat,gravy character in cooked meat flavours.
 
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-methyl-3-thioacetoxytetrahydrofuran usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 0.011 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 420 (μg/person/day)
Threshold of Concern:90 (μg/person/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: 25
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 0.100000.50000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 0.010000.03000
beverages(alcoholic): 0.020000.05000
breakfast cereal: 0.010000.03000
cheese: 0.100000.20000
chewing gum: 0.010000.03000
condiments / relishes: 0.010000.03000
confectionery froastings: 0.010000.03000
egg products: 0.010000.03000
fats / oils: 0.010000.03000
fish products: 0.010000.03000
frozen dairy: 0.010000.03000
fruit ices: 0.010000.03000
gelatins / puddings: 0.020000.05000
granulated sugar: 0.010000.03000
gravies: 0.010000.03000
hard candy: 0.010000.03000
imitation dairy: 0.010000.03000
instant coffee / tea: 0.010000.03000
jams / jellies: 0.020000.05000
meat products: 0.020000.05000
milk products: 0.010000.04000
nut products: 0.010000.03000
other grains: 0.010000.03000
poultry: 0.020000.05000
processed fruits: 0.010000.03000
processed vegetables: 0.010000.03000
reconstituted vegetables: 0.010000.03000
seasonings / flavors: 0.010000.03000
snack foods: 0.010000.03000
soft candy: 0.010000.03000
soups: 0.010000.03000
sugar substitutes: 0.010000.03000
sweet sauces: 0.020000.05000
 
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): 0.500002.50000
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): 0.200001.00000
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): --
Processed fruit (04.1): 0.500002.50000
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): 1.000005.00000
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): 0.300001.50000
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): 0.500002.50000
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 0.200001.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): 1.000005.00000
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): 2.0000010.00000
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): 0.400002.00000
 
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):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 33 (FGE.33)[1] - Six Tetrahydrofuran Derivatives from Chemical Groups 13, 14, 16 and 26 - Scientific Opinion of the Panel on Food Additives, Flavourings, Processing Aids and Materials in Contact with Food
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Flavouring Group Evaluation 75 (FGE.75)[1] - Consideration of tetrahydrofuran derivatives and a furanone derivative evaluated by JECFA (63rd meeting) structurally related to tetrahydrofuran derivatives evaluated by EFSA in FGE.33 (2008)
View page or View pdf

EPI System: View
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :57373560
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
O-(2-methyloxolan-3-yl) ethanethioate
 
References:
 O-(2-methyloxolan-3-yl) ethanethioate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):57373560
Pubchem (sid):316964518
 
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2009 (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
Export Tariff Code:2930.90.9999
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
methyl furfuryl disulfide
FL/FR
burnt
rum ether
FL/FR
caramellic
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
chocolate
2,6-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
coffee
coffee difuran
FL/FR
furfuryl mercaptan
FL/FR
2-
methyl-3-,5 or 6-(furfuryl thio) pyrazine
FL/FR
earthy
nutty pyrazine
FL/FR
fermented
ethyl crotonate
FL/FR
fresh
10-
undecen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
fruity
3-
mercaptohexyl acetate
FL/FR
(E)-7-
methyl-3-octen-2-one
FL/FR
prunus amygdalus amara seed extract
FL/FR
tropical thiazole
FL/FR
tropical trithiane
FL/FR
(E)-2-
undecenal
FL/FR
green
2-
heptyl furan
FL/FR
(E,Z)-2,6-
nonadienal
FL/FR
meaty
meaty dithiane
FL/FR
4-
methyl nonanoic acid
FL/FR
sulfurol
FL/FR
sulfuryl acetate
FL/FR
moldy
strawberry furanone methyl ether
FL/FR
musty
hazelnut pyrazine
FL/FR
nutty
2-
ethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
ethyl-4-methyl thiazole
FL/FR
filbert heptenone
FL/FR
2,6-
lutidine
FL/FR
2-
methyl-3-(methyl thio) pyrazine
FL/FR
phenolic
2,3-
dimethyl benzofuran
FL/FR
ortho-
guaiacol
FL/FR
4-
vinyl phenol
FL/FR
roasted
trigonella foenum-graecum seed oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
smoky
2,6-
dimethoxyphenol
FL/FR
pyroligneous acids
FL/FR
sulfurous
benzothiazole
FL/FR
cocoa essence
FL/FR
ethyl 2-mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-mercaptobutyrate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
fish thiol
FL/FR
furfuryl thioacetate
FL/FR
2-
mercaptopropionic acid
FL/FR
4-
methyl 4-mercaptopentan-2-one 1% solution
FL/FR
methyl mercaptan
FL/FR
2-(
methyl thio) phenol
FL/FR
1-
phenethyl mercaptan
FL/FR
tobacco
methyl benzoxole
FL/FR
For Flavor
No flavor group found for these
4-
acetyl-2-methyl pyrimidine
FL
amyl mercaptan
FL
1,2-
butane dithiol
FL
2-(2-
butyl)-4,5-dimethyl-3-thiazoline
FL
2,5-
diethyl thiazole
FL
dihydro-2,4,6-trimethyl-1,3,5(4H)-dithiazine
FL
dimethyl tetrasulfide
FL
2,6-
dimethyl-3-((2-methyl-3-furyl)thio)-4-heptanone
FL
bis(2,5-
dimethyl-3-furyl) disulfide
FL
(Z+E)-2,5-
dimethyl-3-tetrahydrofuran thiol
FL
(Z+E)-2,5-
dimethyl-3-thioacetoxytetrahydrofuran
FL
2,5-
dimethyl-3-thiofuroyl furan
FL
S-
ethyl 2-acetyl aminoethane thioate
FL
ethyl 3-mercaptobutyrate
FL/FR
ethyl 3-mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
2-
ethyl-3-methyl thiopyrazine
FL
(Z+E)-5-
ethyl-4-methyl-2-(2-butyl) thiazoline
FL
(Z+E)-5-
ethyl-4-methyl-2-(2-methyl propyl) thiazoline
FL
2-
hexyl thiophene
FL
1-(3-
hydroxy-5-methyl-2-thienyl) ethanone
FL
3-
mercapto-3-methyl butyl formate
FL
4-
mercapto-3-methyl-2-butanol
FL
4-
methyl 4-mercaptopentan-2-one 1% solution
FL/FR
methyl dihydrofuran thiol
FL
methyl methane thiosulfonate
FL
2-
methyl thiazolidine
FL
2-
methyl-1-butane thiol
FL
4-
methyl-2-(methyl thiomethyl)-2-hexenal
FL
2-
methyl-2-thiazoline
FL
2-
methyl-3-,5 or 6-(furfuryl thio) pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
methyl-3-(methyl thio) pyrazine
FL/FR
3-((2-
methyl-3-furyl)thio)-4-heptanone
FL
4-((2-
methyl-3-furyl)thio)-5-nonanone
FL
1,9-
nonane dithiol
FL
1-
phenethyl mercaptan
FL/FR
iso
propyl disulfide
FL
2-iso
propyl-3-(methyl thio) pyrazine
FL
thiazole
FL
3-
thienyl mercaptan
FL
thioacetic acid
FL
3,5-
diisopropyl-1,2,4-trithiolane
FL
3,5-
dimethyl-1,2,4-trithiolane
FL
3,7-
dimethyl-2,6-octadien-1-yl cyclopropyl carboxamide
FL
2,4-
dimethyl-3-oxazoline
FL
4-
mercapto-2-pentanone 1% in acetoin
FL
2-
methyl-1-methyl thio-2-butene
FL
3-
methyl-1,2,4-trithiane
FL
pyrrolidino-(1,2E)-4H-2,4-dimethyl-1,3,5-dithiazine
FL
1-(2-
thienyl) butanone
FL
alliaceous
alliaceous
allyl disulfide
FL
allyl mercaptan
FL
1,3-
butane dithiol
FL
cyclopentyl mercaptan
FL
dicyclohexyl disulfide
FL
dimethyl trisulfide
FL/FR
garlic oil extenders
FL
3-
mercapto-2-pentanone
FL
3-
tetrahydrothiophenone
FL
tropical thiazole
FL/FR
bacon
bacon reaction crispy
FL
burnt
bacon dithiazine
FL
1,6-
hexane dithiol
FL
rum ether
FL/FR
caramellic
strawberry furanone
FL/FR
chemical
2,3-
dimethyl benzofuran
FL/FR
2,5-
dimethyl furan
FL
chocolate
cocoa essence
FL/FR
coffee
coffee difuran
FL/FR
2-
ethyl-4-methyl thiazole
FL/FR
furfuryl mercaptan
FL/FR
methyl furfuryl disulfide
FL/FR
methyl furfuryl mercaptopropionate
FL
methyl furfuryl thiol
FL
earthy
difurfuryl sulfide
FL
(±)-2-
mercapto-5-methylheptan-4-one
FL
1,8-
octane dithiol
FL
2-
thienyl disulfide
FL
eggy
iso
propyl mercaptan
FL
fatty
pork
fat extract
FL
2-
heptyl furan
FL/FR
4-
methyl nonanoic acid
FL/FR
(E)-7-
methyl-3-octen-2-one
FL/FR
2-
pentyl thiophene
FL
fruity
2-
ethyl-2,5-dihydro-4-methyl thiazole
FL
tropical trithiane
FL/FR
greasy
10-
undecen-1-yl acetate
FL/FR
green
4-
methyl thiazole
FL
(E,Z)-2,6-
nonadienal
FL/FR
4-
penten-1-yl acetate
FL
meaty
4-
allyl-2,6-dimethoxyphenol
FL
bacon flavor
FL
beef broth flavor
FL
beef flavor
FL
roast
beef flavor
FL
BBQ
beef flavor
FL
beef flavor base
FL
benzothiazole
FL/FR
chicken bone extract
FL
chicken extract
FL
grilled
chicken flavor
FL
chicken flavor
FL
chicken key
FL
2,6-
dimethyl thiophenol
FL
2,5-
dimethyl-3-furan thiol
FL
2',3-
dimethyl-3',4-dioxa-2,8-dithiabicyclo(3.3.0)octane spirocyclopentane
FL
1,1-
ethane dithiol 1% in ethanol 94.5% / ethyl acetate 4%
FL
ethyl 2-hydroxyethyl sulfide
FL
furfuryl 2-methyl-3-furyl disulfide
FL
4-
furfuryl thio-2-pentanone
FL
ham enhancers
FL
ham flavor
FL
hot dog flavor
FL
lamb flavor
FL
liver flavor
FL
meat broth concentrates
FL
meat flavors
FL
meaty dithiane
FL/FR
meaty enhancers
FL
3-
mercapto-2-butanone
FL
(R,S)-2-
mercapto-3-butanol
FL
3-
mercapto-3-methyl butanol
FL
2-
mercaptomethyl pyrazine
FL
2-
mercaptopropionic acid
FL/FR
2-
methyl 3-(methyl thio) furan
FL
2-(
methyl thio) phenol
FL/FR
methyl thiofuryl butanal
FL
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
phenyl mercaptan
FL
roasted
pork flavor
FL
grilled
pork flavor
FL
pork flavor
FL
propyl 2-mercaptopropionate
FL
pyrazinyl ethane thiol
FL
2-
pyridinyl methane thiol
FL
rabbit flavor
FL
grilled
steak flavor
FL
sulfurol
FL/FR
sulfuryl acetate
FL/FR
thialdine
FL
ortho-
thiocresol
FL
ortho-
thioguaiacol
FL
roast
turkey flavor
FL
turkey flavor
FL
smoked
turkey flavor
FL
veal flavor
FL
venison flavor
FL
medicinal
2,6-
dimethoxyphenol
FL/FR
metallic
2,5-
dihydroxy-1,4-dithiane
FL
moldy
strawberry furanone methyl ether
FL/FR
musty
hazelnut pyrazine
FL/FR
nutty
3-
acetyl-2,5-dimethyl thiophene
FL
2-
acetyl-4-methyl thiazole
FL
3,5-
diethyl-2-methyl pyrazine
FL
2,5-
diethyl-3-methyl pyrazine
FL
2,6-
dimethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
2-
ethyl pyrazine
FL/FR
filbert heptenone
FL/FR
2,6-
lutidine
FL/FR
methyl benzoxole
FL/FR
nutty pyrazine
FL/FR
nutty thiazole
FL
prunus amygdalus amara seed extract
FL/FR
onion
ethyl 2-mercaptopropionate
FL/FR
furfuryl isopropyl sulfide
FL
phenolic
2-
ethyl benzene thiol
FL
4-
vinyl phenol
FL/FR
popcorn
2-
propionyl-2-thiazoline
FL
radish
3-(
methyl thio) propyl mercaptoacetate
FL
roasted
3,5-
diisobutyl-1,2,4-trithiolane
FL
furfuryl thioacetate
FL/FR
hexyl mercaptan
FL
trigonella foenum-graecum seed oil CO2 extract
FL/FR
rummy
ethyl crotonate
FL/FR
savory
2,4,6-
triethyl tetrahydro-1,3,5-dithiazine
FL
smoky
prosopis juliflora wood extract
FL
pyroligneous acids
FL/FR
spicy
hot spicy
beef flavor
FL
sulfurous
2,3-
butane dithiol
FL
butyl mercaptan
FL
ethyl methyl sulfide
FL
S-
ethyl thioacetate
FL
fish thiol
FL/FR
furfuryl thiopropionate
FL
methyl 2-methyl-3-furyl disulfide
FL
methyl mercaptan
FL/FR
3-
methyl-2-butane thiol
FL
2-
naphthyl mercaptan
FL
3-
pentane thiol
FL
roasted butanol
FL
tropical
3-
mercaptohexyl acetate
FL/FR
vegetable
tyramine
FL
wasabi
2-(
methyl thio) ethyl acetate
FL
waxy
(E)-2-
undecenal
FL/FR
woody
ortho-
guaiacol
FL/FR
yeasty
faex extracts
FL
 
Potential Uses:
FLmeat
FLroasted
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
2-methyl tetrahydrofuran-3-thioacetate
2-methyl-3-tetrahydrofuran thioacetate
O-(2-methyloxolan-3-yl) ethanethioate
2-methyltetrahydrofuran thioacetate
(±)-2-methyltetrahydrofuran-3-thiol acetate
 
 
Notes:
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