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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Tetrahydrofurfuryl propionate
Synonym(s) Propionic acid, tetrahydrofurfuryl ester;Furfuryl alcohol, tetrahydro-, propionate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2004 (Session 63)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Tetrahydrofurfuryl propionate
JECFA number 1445
CAS number 637-65-0
FEMA number 3058
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.049
Molecular weight 158.2
Chemical formula C8H14O3
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Fruity, earthy, phenolic, medicinal aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 207°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 4
Refractive index 1.435-1.441
Specific gravity 1.037-1.043
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