Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 846
BRI Product Name: 5-METHYL FURFURAL
CAS Number: 620-02-0
FEMA Number: 2702
EU FLAVIS Number: 13.001
China GB Number: S0181
Molecular Weight: 110.11
Molecular Formula: C6H6O2   


Synonyms: 2-Furancarboxaldehyde, 5-methyl-
5-METHYL FURFURAL
5-Methyl-2-furaldehyde
5-Methylfurfural
CAS Name: 2-Furancarboxaldehyde, 5-methyl-

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A spicy, caramel, cherry, almond odor.
Fragrance Use: Useful in providing a cherry topnote to fruity complexes.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: Traces - 0.5%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 1 hour
Taste Description: Characteristic sweet almond, black cherry, nuttier than benzaldehyde & not as drying as furfural.
Flavor Use: Cherry and other fruits, almond and other nuts, cocoa, coffee, and amaretto type flavors.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 1 - 50 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 99.0%
Appearance: yellow to amber liquid
Refractive Index: 1.526 : 1.535 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 1.095 : 1.106 at 25 deg C
Additives: synthetic alpha tocopherol @ 0.50%

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 168 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 187.00 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Insoluble in water; soluble in alcohol.
Log P: 1.38
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(210-622-6) ENCS PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2932.19.0002
Shipped as Dangerous Good: NO

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass or Aluminum
Shelf Life: 48 months from manufacture date(when stored as recommended)
Recommended Storage: Store tightly sealed under inert gas in a cool, well-ventilated area.

Note: Not for use in Tobacco or Nicotine delivery device applications and/or products
Last Revised: 04/30/2020