Agent Name

Tetrahydrofurfuryl acetate

CAS Number

637-64-9

Formula

C7-H12-O3

Major Category

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Synonyms

Tetrahydro-2-furanmethanol acetate; 2-(Acetoxymethyl)tetrahydrofuran; 2-Acetoxymethyloxolane; 2-Furanmethanol, tetrahydro-, acetate; Furfuryl alcohol, tetrahydro-, acetate; Tetrahydro-2-furanmethyl acetate; 2-Furanmethanol, tetrahydro-, 2-acetate; [ChemIDplus] 2-(Acetoxymethyl)oxolane; [JECFA]

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as flavoring agent or adjuvant; [FDA]

Comments

Safe when used as a flavoring agent in food; [JECFA] An eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol."

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