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W249106

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Furfuryl alcohol

≥97%, FG

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Synonym(s):
2-(Hydroxymethyl)furan
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C5H6O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
98.10
FEMA Number:
2491
Beilstein:
106291
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
2023
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
13.019
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 175.105

vapor density

3.4 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)
1 mmHg ( 32 °C)
5.5 mmHg ( 55 °C)

Assay

≥97%

autoignition temp.

915 °F

expl. lim.

16.3 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.486 (lit.)

bp

170 °C (lit.)

mp

−29 °C (lit.)

density

1.135 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

bread; caramel; brown; sweet

SMILES string

OCc1ccco1

InChI

1S/C5H6O2/c6-4-5-2-1-3-7-5/h1-3,6H,4H2

Inchi Key

XPFVYQJUAUNWIW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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grade

FG, Halal, Kosher, natural

grade

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grade

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agency

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agency

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vapor density

3.4 (vs air)

vapor density

3.4 (vs air)

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assay

≥97%

assay

≥95%

assay

≥98%

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.486 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.486 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.462 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.525 (lit.)

General description

Furfuryl alcohol is a volatile flavor compound identified in nonfat dry milk, rice cakes and honey.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Carc. 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - STOT RE 2 Inhalation - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Nose, Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

149.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

65 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Protocols

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