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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring (2-Furyl)-2-propanone
Synonym(s) Furyl acetone;Methyl furfuryl ketone;Furfuryl methyl ketone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 1-(2-Furyl)-propan-2-one
JECFA number 1508
CAS number 6975-60-6
FEMA number 2496
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.045
Molecular weight 124.14
Chemical formula C7H8O2
Physical form/odour Liquid; Aroma suggestive of raddish
Solubility Soluble in ether, triacetin
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 179-180°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.499-1.505
Specific gravity 1.074-1.080
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