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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Tetrahydrofurfuryl butyrate
Synonym(s) Butyric acid, tetrahydrofurfuryl ester
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Tetrahydrofurfuryl butyrate
JECFA number 1444
CAS number 2217-33-6
FEMA number 3057
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.048
Molecular weight 172.23
Chemical formula C9H16O3
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Heavy sweet aroma reminiscent of apricot and pineapple
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 227°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 4
Refractive index 1.446-1.452
Specific gravity 1.007-1.013
Other requirements