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W270202

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5-Methylfurfural

≥98%, FG

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Synonym(s):
5-Methyl-2-furaldehyde
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
110.11
FEMA Number:
2702
Beilstein:
106895
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
119
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
13.001
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 117

Assay

≥98%

impurities

<0.1% DMF (residual starting material)

refractive index

n20/D 1.531 (lit.)

bp

187 °C (lit.)

density

1.107 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

caramel; maple; spicy; sweet

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[H]C(=O)c1ccc(C)o1

InChI

1S/C6H6O2/c1-5-2-3-6(4-7)8-5/h2-4H,1H3

InChI key

OUDFNZMQXZILJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher, natural

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

assay

≥98%

assay

≥99%

assay

≥98%

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.531 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.531 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.487 (lit.)

refractive index

-

bp

187 °C (lit.)

bp

187 °C (lit.)

bp

181 °C (lit.)

bp

261 °C (lit.)

General description

5-Methylfurfural has been identified as one of the volatile flavor compounds in tamarind, Dutch Coffee, barrel-aged wines and deep fat-fried soybeans.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

161.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

72 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Volatile flavor components of deep fat-fried soybeans.
Wilkens WF & Lin FM.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 18, 337-339 (1970)
Volatile flavor components of tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.).
Zhang Y, et al.
J. Essent. Oil Res., 2(4), 197-198 (1990)
Studies on the Flavor Compounds of Dutch Coffee by Headspace GC-Mass.
Hwang SH, et al.
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Formation and degradation of furfuryl alcohol, 5-methylfurfuryl alcohol, vanillyl alcohol, and their ethyl ethers in barrel-aged wines.
Spillman PJ, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 46(2), 657-663 (1998)
M Pitié et al.
Nucleic acids research, 28(24), 4856-4864 (2000-01-11)
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Protocols

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GC Analysis of Volatiles in Roasted Coffee Beans on Omegawax® after SPME using a 50/30 µm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

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