ChemicalBook >  Product Catalog >  Flavors and fragrances >  Synthetic fragrances >  Carboxylic acids and esters >  Other carboxylate >  Methyl 2-furoate

Methyl 2-furoate

Basic information Safety Related Supplier

Methyl 2-furoate Basic information

Product Name:
Methyl 2-furoate
CAS:
611-13-2
MF:
C6H6O3
MW:
126.11
EINECS:
210-254-6
Mol File:
611-13-2.mol
More
Less

Methyl 2-furoate Chemical Properties

Boiling point:
181 °C(lit.)
Density 
1.179 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
FEMA 
2703 | METHYL 2-FUROATE
refractive index 
n20/D 1.487(lit.)
Flash point:
164 °F
storage temp. 
Store below +30°C.
form 
Liquid
color 
Clear pale yellow to brown
Odor
fruity, mushroom-like odor
Water Solubility 
slightly soluble
Sensitive 
Lachrymatory
JECFA Number
746
Merck 
14,4307
BRN 
111110
CAS DataBase Reference
611-13-2(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
Methyl 2-furoate(611-13-2)
EPA Substance Registry System
2-Furancarboxylic acid, methyl ester (611-13-2)
More
Less

Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
Xn,Xi
Risk Statements 
36/37/38-21/22-22
Safety Statements 
26-36-36/37/39
RIDADR 
UN 2810 6.1/PG 3
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
LV1950000
Hazard Note 
Irritant
TSCA 
Yes
HazardClass 
6.1
PackingGroup 
III
HS Code 
29321900

MSDS

More
Less

Methyl 2-furoate Usage And Synthesis

Description

Methyl 2-furoate has a pleasant, fruity odor similar to mushroom, fungus or tobacco with a sweet, tart, fruity taste that is quite heavy. May be prepared from 2-furoic acid in methanol solution in the presence of HCL as catalyst (oxidation or Carmizzaro reaction).

Chemical Properties

Methyl furoate has a pleasant, fruity odor similar to mushroom, fungus or tobacco with a sweet, tart, fruity taste that is quite heavy

Chemical Properties

Colorless to light yellow liqui

Occurrence

Reported found in cranberry, guava, baked potato, raisin, papaya, blackberry, baked potato, tomato, cognac, coffee, filbert, peanut, cocoa, passion fruit, almonds, tamarind, soursop, dried bonito, kiwifruit, mountain papaya, wild rice, okra, grape brandy and roasted hazelnut.

Uses

Solvent, organic synthesis.

Preparation

From 2-furoic acid in methanol solution in the presence of HCl as catalyst (oxidation or Carmizzaro reaction)

Aroma threshold values

Aroma characteristics at 1.0%: musty, sweet caramel, fruity, cocoa, bready and slightly rubbery.

Taste threshold values

Taste characteristics at 20 ppm: brothy, yeasty, caramellic and burnt with a sweet bready, acetoin, buttery nuance

Safety Profile

Poison by intraperitoneal route. A skin irritant and lachrymator. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.

Methyl 2-furoate Preparation Products And Raw materials

Raw materials

Preparation Products

More
Less

Methyl 2-furoate SupplierMore

Shandong Vantage Specialty Chemicals Biotechnology Co., Ltd. Gold
Tel:
0536-2101172- ;
Email:
sdfantai@163.com;sdfantai@163.com
J & K SCIENTIFIC LTD.
Tel:
010-82848833- ;010-82848833-
Email:
jkinfo@jkchemical.com;market6@jkchemical.com
Meryer (Shanghai) Chemical Technology Co., Ltd.
Tel:
21-61259100-
Email:
sh@meryer.com
3B Pharmachem (Wuhan) International Co.,Ltd.
Tel:
821-50328103-801
Email:
3bsc@sina.com
Alfa Aesar
Tel:
400-610-6006; 021-67582000
Email:
saleschina@alfa-asia.com
Basic information Safety Related Supplier