W378704

Sigma-Aldrich

2-Methyl-3-tetrahydrofuranthiol

mixture of cis and trans, ≥97%, FG

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C5H10OS
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
118.20
FEMA Number:
3787
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
13.160
NACRES:
NA.21
Pricing and availability is not currently available.

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002

assay

≥97%

refractive index

n20/D 1.488 (lit.)

bp

160-168 °C (lit.)

density

1.04 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Organoleptic

meaty; sulfurous

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CC1OCCC1S

InChI

1S/C5H10OS/c1-4-5(7)2-3-6-4/h4-5,7H,2-3H2,1H3

InChI key

DBPHPBLAKVZXOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Related Categories

General description

2-Methyl-3-tetrahydrofuranthiol is a sulfur-containing flavor compound mainly used in meat flavorings.
Natural occurrence: Beef.

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Odor at 0.1% PG
Taste at 0.1-0.5 ppm

Other Notes

Download our Flavors and Fragrances Catalog to view our entire product line.

Subscribe to our Newsletter to keep up to date on our latest Flavors and Fragrances offerings.

Pictograms

FlameExclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Hazard Codes

Xi

Risk Statement

10-36/37/38

Safety Statement

16-26-36

RIDADR

UN 1993C 3 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

123.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

51 °C - closed cup

Sulfur-containing furans in commercial meat flavorings.
Ruther J & Baltes W.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 42(10), 2254-2259 (1994)
Yuping Liu et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 15(8), 5104-5111 (2010-08-18)
Five sulfur-containing flavor compounds were synthesized for the first time by the reaction of 4-ethyloctanoyl chloride with sulfur-containing alcohols or mercaptans. The synthesized compounds are 3-(methylthio)propyl 4-ethyloctanoate, 2-methyl-3-tetrahydro-furanthiol 4-ethyloctanoate, 4-methyl-5-thiazoleethanol 4-ethyloctanoate, 2-furan-methanethiol 4-ethyloctanoate and 2-methyl-3-furanthiol 4-ethyloctanoate. These five synthetic sulfur-containing...
Mosciano, G.
Perfumer & Flavorist, 26, 68-68 (2001)
Sílvia Petronilho et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 25(2) (2020-01-16)
Wine aroma is the result of complex interactions between volatile compounds and non-volatile ones and individual perception phenomenon. In this work, an aroma network approach, that links volatile composition (chromatographic data) with its corresponding aroma descriptors was used to explain...

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service

Social Media

LinkedIn icon
Twitter icon
Facebook Icon
Instagram Icon

MilliporeSigma

Research. Development. Production.

We are a leading supplier to the global Life Science industry with solutions and services for research, biotechnology development and production, and pharmaceutical drug therapy development and production.

© 2021 Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and/or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.

Reproduction of any materials from the site is strictly forbidden without permission.