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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Furfuryl acetate
Synonym(s) 2-Furyl carbinyl acetate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2000 (Session 55)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2-Furanmethanol acetate
JECFA number 739
CAS number 623-17-6
FEMA number 2490
COE number 2065
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 140.14
Chemical formula C7H8O3
Physical form/odour Colourless oily liquid, mild, ethereal-floral fruity odour
Solubility insoluble in water; soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 175-177°
Assay min % 97%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.457-1.466
Specific gravity 1.110-1.119
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