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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2,2'-(Dithiodimethylene)difuran
Synonym(s) 2-Furfuryl disulfide;bis(2-Furfuryl)disulfide
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Difurfuryl disulfide
JECFA number 1081
CAS number 4437-20-1
FEMA number 3146
COE number 11480
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 226.31
Chemical formula C10H10O2S2
Physical form/odour Pale yellowish oily liquid; powerful, repulsive sulfuraceous odour
Solubility Slightly soluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Miscible at room temperature
Boiling point (°C) 229-230°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.585-1.598
Specific gravity 1.229-1.248
Other requirements