Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 867
BRI Product Name: METHYL 2-FUROATE
CAS Number: 611-13-2
FEMA Number: 2703
EU FLAVIS Number: 13.002
China GB Number: S0757
Molecular Weight: 126.11
Molecular Formula: C6H6O3   


Synonyms: 2-Furancarboxylic acid, methyl ester
METHYL 2-FUROATE
CAS Name: 2-Furancarboxylic acid, methyl ester

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A nutty, peppermint, tobacco odor with mushroom undertones.
Fragrance Use: For an earthy, tobacco, minty note in specialty fragrances.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 1% - 10%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 48 hours
Taste Description: Sweet, caramel, brown sugar, slightly musty.
Flavor Use: Can be used to add brown sugar/caramel notes to a variety of flavors, especially rum, nut, and coffee. Useful to impart musty notes of mushroom.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 5 - 50 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 99.0%
Appearance: colorless to yellow-orange liquid
Refractive Index: 1.485 : 1.490 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 1.170 : 1.180 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 160 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 181.30 C (EPI 4.0)
Solubility: Insoluble in water
Log P: 0.95
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL EINECS(210-254-6) ENCS PICCS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: NO
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2932.19.0002
Shipped as Dangerous Good: YES

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass, Plastic, Aluminum or Phenolic Lined Steel
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: 01/02/2019