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Furfuryl alcohol

≥97%, FG

Synonym: 2-(Hydroxymethyl)furan

  • CAS Number 98-00-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H6O2

  • Molecular Weight 98.10

  •  FEMA Number 2491

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 106291

  •  EC Number 202-626-1

  •  Council of Europe no. 2023

  •  MDL number MFCD00003252

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900972

  •  Flavis number 13.019

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, E - H, E-F, E-G,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   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.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   bread; caramel; brown; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   OCc1ccco1
InChI   1S/C5H6O2/c6-4-5-2-1-3-7-5/h1-3,6H,4H2
InChI key   XPFVYQJUAUNWIW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

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

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

5, 10, 25 kg in steel drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN 2874 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
LU9100000
Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Alcoholic Spirit on Equity®-1 °Coupled to SUPELCOWAX 10 (Column Set 2)

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Alcoholic Spirit on Equity®-1 °Coupled to SUPELCOWAX 10 (Column Set 2)
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

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

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Volatiles in Roasted Coffee Beans on Omegawax® after SPME using a 50/30 μm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography, Solid phase microextractions

HPLC Analysis of Furans on Ascentis® Express C18

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Furans on Ascentis® Express C18
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Separation

HPLC Analysis of Furans on Ascentis® Express Phenyl-Hexyl as listed in ASTM method D5837-99

This application demonstrates the suitability of Ascentis Express Hexyl-Phenyl for the efficient separation of furans as listed in ASTM method D5837-99.
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Separation

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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Keywords: Allergens, Food Safety, Solvents

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