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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Phenethyl 2-furoate
Synonym(s) 2-Phenylethyl 2-furoate;Phenylethyl 2-furoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Phenethyl 2-furoate
JECFA number 1517
CAS number 7149-32-8
FEMA number 2865
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.006
Molecular weight 216.24
Chemical formula C13H12O3
Physical form/odour Colourless liquid; Warm, fruity-caramel, slightly earthy, oily aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; Soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 275°
Assay min % 96%
Acid value max 5
Refractive index 1.585-1.593
Specific gravity 1.136-1.142
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