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W270318

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Methyl 2-furoate

≥98%, FG

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Synonym(s):
Methyl furan-2-carboxylate, Methyl pyromucate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
126.11
FEMA Number:
2703
Beilstein:
111110
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
358
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
13.002
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 110

Assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.487 (lit.)

bp

181 °C (lit.)

density

1.179 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

berry; mushroom; fruity; sweet; tobacco

SMILES string

COC(=O)c1ccco1

InChI

1S/C6H6O3/c1-8-6(7)5-3-2-4-9-5/h2-4H,1H3

InChI key

HDJLSECJEQSPKW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher, natural

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher, natural

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

-

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

assay

≥98%

assay

≥98%

assay

≥95%

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.487 (lit.)

refractive index

-

refractive index

n20/D 1.404 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.405 (lit.)

bp

181 °C (lit.)

bp

196 °C (lit.)

bp

144 °C (lit.)

bp

176-177 °C (lit.)

General description

Methyl 2-furoate has been identified as one of the volatile flavor compounds in tequila, okra, berrycactus and black currant juice.

Application

Methyl 2-furoate is a high-value compound, which finds applications in fine chemicals, fragrance, and flavor industries.

Pictograms

Skull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Acute Tox. 4 Dermal - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

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

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

163.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

73 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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