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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Furfuryl decanoate
Synonym(s) Furfuryl caprate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2012 (Session 76)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name Furan-2-ylmethyl decanoate
JECFA number 2102
CAS number 39252-05-6
FEMA number 4539
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 252.35
Chemical formula C15H24O3
Physical form/odour Clear colourless to pale yellow liquid; Fatty caramel-like aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble to insoluble in water
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 298-300°
Assay min % 98%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.458-1.464
Specific gravity 0.964-0.972 (20°)
Other requirements Safety evaluation not completed