Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 853
BRI Product Name: 2-ACETYL-5-METHYL FURAN
CAS Number: 1193-79-9
FEMA Number: 3609
EU FLAVIS Number: 13.083
China GB Number: S0246
Molecular Weight: 124.13
Molecular Formula: C7H8O2   


Synonyms: 2-ACETYL-5-METHYL FURAN
2-Acetyl-5-methylfuran
Ethanone, 1-(5-methyl-2-furanyl)-
Methyl 5-methyl-2-furyl ketone
CAS Name: Ethanone, 1-(5-methyl-2-furanyl)-

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A strong, nutty, hay-coumarin odor.
Fragrance Use: For nutty notes in fragrances.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: Traces - 0.5%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 8 hours
Flavor Use: Used in caramel, chocolate, hazelnut, coffee, meat, tobacco, almond and other nut flavors.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 50 ppm
R&D/FFDCA Comment: Federal Food Drug & Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) Uses Only

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 99.0%
Appearance: yellow liquid
Refractive Index: 1.508 : 1.514 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 1.064 : 1.071 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 175 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 174.56 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Slightly soluble in water.
Log P: 1.34
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: AICS CHINA DSL EINECS(214-779-1) 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, Plastic, Aluminum or Phenolic Lined Steel
Shelf Life: 18 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: 07/10/2018