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2-Furyl methyl ketone

≥99%, FG

Synonym: 2-Acetylfuran

  • CAS Number 1192-62-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H6O2

  • Molecular Weight 110.11

  •  FEMA Number 3163

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 107909

  •  EC Number 214-757-1

  •  Council of Europe no. 4113

  •  MDL number MFCD00003242

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901503

  •  Flavis number 13.054

  •  NACRES NA.21



Related Categories A-D, Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, E - H, E-F,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
Agency/Method   follows IFRA guidelines
  meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
assay   ≥99%
color   light yellow to orange, darkens over time
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   almond; caramel; cocoa; nutty; brown
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   CC(=O)c1ccco1
InChI   1S/C6H6O2/c1-5(7)6-3-2-4-8-6/h2-4H,1H3


General description

2-Furyl methyl ketone is a heterocyclic flavor compound that is reported to be formed by Maillard reaction between glucose and amino acids in foods.


1 kg in glass bottle

5, 10 kg in composite drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Taste at 10 ppm

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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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

GHS06  GHS06
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
159.8 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
71 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles


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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