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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-(2-Furyl)acrolein
Synonym(s) Furylacrolein;3-(2-Furyl)acrylaldehyde;3-(2-Furyl)-2-propenal;2-Furanacrolein
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-(2-Furyl)prop-2-enal
JECFA number 1497
CAS number 623-30-3
FEMA number 2494
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.034
Molecular weight 122.12
Chemical formula C7H6O2
Physical form/odour White or yellow needles; Cooked spicy-herb aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements mp: 49-52°