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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Phenyl-3-carbethoxyfuran
Synonym(s) Phenyl oxaromate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2002 (Session 59)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Ethyl 2-phenyl-3-furoate
JECFA number 752
CAS number 50626-02-3
FEMA number 3468
COE number 2309
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 216.24
Chemical formula C13H12O3
Physical form/odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 148-154° (6 mm Hg)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.515-1.527
Specific gravity 1.120-1.132
Other requirements
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