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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 2-Phenyl-3-(2-furyl)prop-2-enal
Synonym(s) 2-Furfurylidenephenylacetaldehyde
Latest JECFA evaluation 2020 (Session 89)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-(2-Furyl)-2-phenylprop-2-enal
JECFA number 1502
CAS number 65545-81-5
FEMA number 3586
COE number
FLAVIS number 13.137
Molecular weight 198.22
Chemical formula C13H10O2
Physical form/odour Orange crystalline solid; Warm spicy aroma
Solubility Insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C)
Assay min % 95%
Acid value max
Refractive index
Specific gravity
Other requirements mp: 56-57°