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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring Ethyl 2,5-dimethyl-3-oxo-4(2H)-furyl carbonate
Latest JECFA evaluation 2016 (Session 82)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 2,5-dimethyl-4-oxo-4,5-dihydrofuran-3-yl ethyl carbonate
JECFA number 2233
CAS number 39156-54-2
FEMA number 4546
COE number
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 200.19
Chemical formula C9H12O5
Physical form/odour Colorless liquid / Cotton candy carmelized sugar aroma
Solubility Practically insoluble or insoluble
Solubility in ethanol Soluble
Boiling point (°C) 284-285°
Assay min % 90%
Acid value max
Refractive index 1.465-1.475
Specific gravity 1.163-1.173
Other requirements SC: 5-6% 2,5-dimethylfuran-3,4-diyl diethyl bis(carbonate)
ID Test MS