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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Butyrylfuran
Synonym(s) Furyl n-propyl ketone;1-(2-Furyl)-1-butanone;2-Furyl propyl ketone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Butyrylfuran
JECFA number 1507
CAS number 4208-57-5
FEMA number 4083
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.105
Molecular weight 138.17
Chemical formula C8H10O2
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Balsamic aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 195°
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.489-1.495
Specific gravity 1.050-1.056
Other requirements
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