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4-Hydroxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone

≥98%, FCC, FG

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Synonym(s):
2,5-Dimethyl-4-hydroxy-3(2H)-furanone, Furaneol, Strawberry furanone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H8O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
128.13
FEMA Number:
3174
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1281357
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
536
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
13.010
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC

assay

≥98%

mp

73-77 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

organoleptic

caramel; strawberry; sweet

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC1OC(C)=C(O)C1=O

InChI

1S/C6H8O3/c1-3-5(7)6(8)4(2)9-3/h3,8H,1-2H3

InChI key

INAXVXBDKKUCGI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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organoleptic

caramel; strawberry; sweet

organoleptic

caramel; strawberry; sweet

organoleptic

caramel; brown; sweet

organoleptic

caramel; coffee; maple; musty; sweet

biological source

synthetic

biological source

non-animal source

biological source

synthetic

biological source

synthetic

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

grade

FG, Halal, Fragrance grade, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher, natural

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher

mp

73-77 °C (lit.)

mp

73-77 °C (lit.)

mp

-

mp

-

General description

4-Hydroxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone is a flavor compound that occurs in fruits such as pineapple, strawberry and mango.

pictograms

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - Skin Sens. 1

Storage Class

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


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Estimation of 2, 5?dimethyl?4?hydroxy?3 (2H)?furanone (FURANEOLA?) in cultivated and wild strawberries, pineapples and mangoes
Pickenhagen W, et al.
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 32(11), 1132-1134 (1981)
A rational synthesis of 4-hydroxy-2, 5-dimethyl-3 (2H)-furanone, a flavor component of pineapple
Henry DW & Silverstein RM.
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 31(7), 2391-2394 (1966)
Thomas Raab et al.
The Plant cell, 18(4), 1023-1037 (2006-03-07)
The flavor of strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) fruit is dominated by an uncommon group of aroma compounds with a 2,5-dimethyl-3(H)-furanone structure. We report the characterization of an enzyme involved in the biosynthesis of 4-hydroxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone (HDMF; Furaneol), the key flavor compound
Silke Illmann et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 57(7), 2889-2895 (2009-03-05)
The formation of 4-hydroxy-2,5-dimethyl-3(2H)-furanone (HDMF) was studied in aqueous model systems containing L-rhamnose and L-lysine. The approach consisted in systematically varying four reaction parameters (rhamnose concentration, rhamnose to lysine ratio, pH, and phosphate concentration) at 3 levels. A fractional factorial
Woo Sang Sung et al.
Life sciences, 80(6), 586-591 (2006-11-14)
2,5-Dimethyl-4-hydroxy-3(2H)-furanone (DMHF), an aroma compound found in a number of fruits and foods, has shown various biological properties in animal models, but its antimicrobial effect remains poorly understood. The current study investigated the antimicrobial effect of DMHF using human pathogenic

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