W270327

Sigma-Aldrich

Methyl 2-furoate

natural, 99%, FG

Synonym(s):
Methyl pyromucate, Methyl furan-2-carboxylate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
126.11
FEMA Number:
2703
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
111110
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
13.002
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 110

assay

99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.487 (lit.)

bp

181 °C (lit.)

density

1.179 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

berry; mushroom; fruity; sweet; tobacco

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

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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General description

Methyl 2-furoate is a volatile flavoring compound that is reported to occur in tequila, okra, berrycactus and black currant juice.

Packaging

100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle
5 kg in poly drum

Pictograms

Skull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

RIDADR

UN 2810 6.1 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Effect of maturity stage and storage on flavor compounds and sensory description of berrycactus (Myrtillocactus geometrizans).
Alejandro Vazquez?Cruz M, et al.
Journal of Food Science, 77(4) (2012)
Influence of thermal treatment on black currant (Ribes nigrum L.) juice aroma.
Varming C, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 52(25), 7628-7636 (2004)
Volatile components of okra.
Ames JM & Macleod G.
Phytochemistry, 29(4), 1201-1207 (1990)
Generation of Maillard compounds from inulin during the thermal processing of Agave tequilana Weber Var. azul.
Mancilla-Margalli NA & Lopez MG
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 50(4), 806-812 (2002)

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