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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Pentyl 2-furyl ketone
Synonym(s) 2-Furyl pentyl ketone
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Hexanoylfuran
JECFA number 1512
CAS number 14360-50-0
FEMA number 3418
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.070
Molecular weight 166.22
Chemical formula C10H14O2
Physical form/odour Colourless to yellow liquid; Apricot, peach-like aroma
Solubility Slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 65-67° (0.5 mm Hg)
Assay min % 99%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.490-1.496
Specific gravity 0.992-0.998
Other requirements