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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Propyl 2-furanacrylate
Synonym(s) 2-Propenoic acid, 3-(2-furanyl)-, propyl ester;Propyl 3-(2-furyl)acrylate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Propyl 3(2-furyl)prop-2-enoate
JECFA number 1518
CAS number 623-22-3
FEMA number 2945
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.047
Molecular weight 180.2
Chemical formula C10H12O3
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid; Light strawberry, pear-like aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 119° (7 mm Hg)
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 5
Refractive index 1.520-1.526
Specific gravity 1.071-1.077 (20°)
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