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W316315 Aldrich

2-Furyl methyl ketone

natural (US), ≥97%, FG

Synonym: 2-Acetylfuran

  • CAS Number 1192-62-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H6O2

  • Molecular Weight 110.11

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 107909

  •  Council of Europe no. 11653

  •  EC Number 214-757-1

  •  FEMA Number 3163

  •  Flavis number 13.054

  •  MDL number MFCD00003242

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329830569

  • Popular Documents:  Specification Sheet (PDF)  



Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Certified Natural Products, E - H,
grade   FG
  natural (US)
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
assay   ≥97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.5070(lit.)
bp   67 °C/10 mmHg(lit.)
mp   26-28 °C(lit.)
density   1.098 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   caramel; cocoa; brown; nutty; sweet
food allergen   no known allergens


Other Notes

Natural occurrence: Burley tobacco, chestnuts, cocoa, coffee, cooked beef and pork, raisins, roasted almonds and peanuts. tamarind, tea, yogurt and wheat bread.

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100, 500 g in poly bottle

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Signal word 
Hazard statements 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
159.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
71 °C
Protocols & Articles


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