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W317403

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4-Hydroxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone

≥98%, FCC, FG

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Synonym(s):
2,5-Dimethyl-4-hydroxy-3(2H)-furanone, Furaneol, Strawberry furanone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H8O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
128.13
FEMA Number:
3174
Beilstein:
1281357
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
536
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
13.010
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
FCC

Assay

≥98%

mp

73-77 °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; strawberry; sweet

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC1OC(C)=C(O)C1=O

InChI

1S/C6H8O3/c1-3-5(7)6(8)4(2)9-3/h3,8H,1-2H3

InChI key

INAXVXBDKKUCGI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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grade

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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, meets purity specifications of JECFA

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

≥97%

mp

73-77 °C (lit.)

mp

73-77 °C (lit.)

mp

-

mp

-

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

General description

4-Hydroxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone is a flavor compound that occurs in fruits such as pineapple, strawberry and mango.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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A rational synthesis of 4-hydroxy-2, 5-dimethyl-3 (2H)-furanone, a flavor component of pineapple
Henry DW & Silverstein RM.
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 31(7), 2391-2394 (1966)
Estimation of 2, 5?dimethyl?4?hydroxy?3 (2H)?furanone (FURANEOLA?) in cultivated and wild strawberries, pineapples and mangoes
Pickenhagen W, et al.
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 32(11), 1132-1134 (1981)
Stefan Lunkenbein et al.
Journal of experimental botany, 57(10), 2445-2453 (2006-06-27)
A complex mixture of hundreds of substances determines strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) aroma, but only approximately 15 volatiles are considered as key flavour compounds. Of these, 4-hydroxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone (HDMF) is regarded as the most important, but it is methylated further by
J Lee et al.
The British journal of dermatology, 157(2), 242-248 (2007-07-26)
Increased production and accumulation of melanin is characteristic of a large number of skin diseases, including acquired hyperpigmentation such as melasma, postinflammatory melanoderma and solar lentigo. Thus, there is a increasing need for the development of depigmenting agents. To evaluate
Yu Wang et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 56(16), 7405-7409 (2008-07-03)
The caramel-like aroma compound, 2,5-dimethyl-4-hydroxy-3(2H)-furanone (DMHF) was quantified and verified by HPLC and GC-MS in the Maillard reaction based on methylglyoxal (MG). The reaction was performed in the 0.5 M phosphate buffer by heating MG with or without either glycine

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