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5-Methylfurfural

≥98%, FG

Synonym: 5-Methyl-2-furaldehyde

  • CAS Number 620-02-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H6O2

  • Molecular Weight 110.11

  •  FEMA Number 2702

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 106895

  •  EC Number 210-622-6

  •  Council of Europe no. 119

  •  MDL number MFCD00003232

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901270

  •  Flavis number 13.001

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Properties

Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
InChI Key   OUDFNZMQXZILJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   caramel; maple; spicy; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens

Description

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.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

100 g in glass bottle

5, 25 kg in composite drum

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Legal Information

For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
LT7032500
Flash Point(F) 
161.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
72 °C

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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

Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

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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