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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Methyl-3(2-furyl)acrolein
Synonym(s) 2-Methyl-3-(2-furyl)propenal;alpha-Methylfurylacroleine;Furfurylidene-2-propanal
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-(2-Furyl)-2-methylprop-2-enal
JECFA number 1498
CAS number 874-66-8
FEMA number 2704
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.046
Molecular weight 136.15
Chemical formula C8H8O2
Physical form/odour Pale yellowish liquid; Mild, warm, cinnamon-like aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; Soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Solube
Boiling point (°C) 225°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.567-1.573
Specific gravity 1.097-1.103
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