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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Amyl 2-furoate
Synonym(s) Amyl furan-2-carboxylate;Pentyl furan-2-carboxylate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2001 (Session 57)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Pentyl 2-furoate
JECFA number 748
CAS number 1334-82-3
FEMA number 2072
COE number 2109
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 182.22
Chemical formula C10H14O3
Physical form/odour Colourless to pale yellow liquid, sweet, caramellic, winey, somewhat herbaceous odour
Solubility insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol miscible
Boiling point (°C) 95-97° (1 mm Hg)
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 1
Refractive index 1.469-1.475
Specific gravity 1.031-1.038
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