Agent Name

Furylfuramide

CAS Number

3688-53-7

Formula

C11-H8-N2-O5

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

2-(2-Furyl)-3-(5-nitro-2-furyl)acrylamide; 2-(2-Furyl)-3-(5-nitro-2-furyl)acrylic acid amide; 2-(2-Furyl)-3-(5-nitrofuryl)acrylamide; 2-(Furyl)-3-(5-nitro-2-furyl)acrylamide; 2-Furanacetamide, alpha-((5-nitro-2-furanyl)methylene)-; 2-Furanacrylamide, alpha-2-furyl-5-nitro-; AF 2 (Preservative); AF-2; Acrylamide, 2-(2-furyl)-3-(5-nitro-2-furyl)-; Furylamide; Tofuron; alpha-((5-Nitro-2-furanyl)methylene)-2-furanacetamide; alpha-(Furyl)-beta-(5-nitro-2-furyl)acrylic amide; alpha-2-Furyl-5-nitro-2-furanacrylamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Preservatives

Description

Reddish-orange solid; [HSDB] Bright orange solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Formerly used as food preservative (suspected mutagen and carcinogen); [HSBD]

Comments

Oral LD50 (mouse) = 221 mg/kg; [RTECS] Inadequate epidemiological data, but sufficient evidence for carcinogenicity in experimental animals; [IARC]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.93E-8 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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