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TETRAHYDROFURFURYL ACETATE

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TETRAHYDROFURFURYL ACETATE Basic information

Product Name:
TETRAHYDROFURFURYL ACETATE
Synonyms:
  • FEMA 3055
  • 2-(ACETOXYMETHYL)OXOLANE
  • 2-(ACETOXYMETHYL)TETRAHYDROFURAN
  • Tetrahydro-2-furanmethanol acetate
  • TETRAHYDROFURFURYL ACETATE
  • TETRAHYDROFURFURYL ACETATE 97+%
  • Tetrahydrofurfurylacetate,98%
  • 2-Furanmethanol, tetrahydro-, acetate
CAS:
637-64-9
MF:
C7H12O3
MW:
144.17
EINECS:
211-296-8
Product Categories:
  • ester Flavor
  • Building Blocks
  • C4 to C7
  • Chemical Synthesis
  • Furans
  • Heterocyclic Building Blocks
Mol File:
637-64-9.mol
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TETRAHYDROFURFURYL ACETATE Chemical Properties

Boiling point:
194-195 °C/753 mmHg (lit.)
Density 
1.061 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
FEMA 
3055 | TETRAHYDROFURFURYL ACETATE
refractive index 
n20/D 1.437(lit.)
Flash point:
184 °F
storage temp. 
Inert atmosphere,Room Temperature
JECFA Number
1442
BRN 
383629
CAS DataBase Reference
637-64-9(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System
2-Furanmethanol, tetrahydro-, acetate (637-64-9)
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Safety Information

WGK Germany 
3
TSCA 
Yes

MSDS

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TETRAHYDROFURFURYL ACETATE Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

Colorless liquid. Soluble in water, alcohol, ether, and chloroform. Combustible.

Chemical Properties

Tetrahydrofurfuryl acetate has a faint, fruity, ethereal odor, somewhat similar to acetic acid (reminiscent of methyl formate). It has a sweet, ethereal, deep, fruit-like flavor.

Uses

Tetrahydrofurfuryl Acetate is a synthetic flavoring agent that is a stable, colorless liquid of slightly fruity odor. it should be stored in glass or tin containers. it is used in fruit flavors for application in candy and baked goods at 2–20 ppm.

Preparation

By acetylation of the corresponding alcohol with acetic anhydride, acetyl chloride, or acetic acid and mineral acids.

Taste threshold values

Taste characteristics at 100 ppm: sweet, brown, caramel-like with nutty, rummy nuances.

TETRAHYDROFURFURYL ACETATE Preparation Products And Raw materials

Raw materials

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