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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Furfurylidenebutyraldehyde
Synonym(s) 3(2-Furyl)-2-ethylacrolein;2-Ethyl-3(2-furyl)-2-propenal;2-Ethyl-3(2-furyl)acrolein
Latest JECFA evaluation 2018 (Session 86)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Furfurylidene-2-butanal
JECFA number 1501
CAS number 770-27-4
FEMA number 2492
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.043
Molecular weight 150.18
Chemical formula C9H10O2
Physical form/odour Pale yellowish liquid; Mild, warm, vegetable-like aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water; Soluble in oils
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 240°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max 3
Refractive index 1.570-1.576
Specific gravity 1.057-1.063
Other requirements