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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Furfuryl propionate
Synonym(s) Furfuryl propanoate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Furfuryl propionate
JECFA number 740
CAS number 623-19-8
FEMA number 3346
COE number 10646
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 154.17
Chemical formula C8H10O3
Physical form/odour Oily liquid which darkens on exposure to light, green banana odour
Solubility slightly soluble in water
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 195-196°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.457-1.464
Specific gravity 1.076-1.086
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