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Top Quality Food Additives Furanone, Strawberry furanone



English name: Furaneol; DMHF; Strawberry furanone; 2,5-Dimethyl-4-hydroxy-3 [2H] -furanone

Chemical name: 4-hydroxy-2,5-dimethyl-3 (2H) -furanone, pineapple ketone, strawberry ketone

Chemical formula: C6H8O3

Molecular weight: 128.13

CAS No: 3658-77-3

EINECS number: 222-908-8

FEMA number: 3174

MDL number: MFCD00010706

Traits: white to light yellow crystals or powdered solid.

Aroma: Has a strong baked caramel flavor, characteristic aroma for the fruit, coke, caramel and pineapple-like aroma.

Melting point: 73-77oC (lit.)

Boiling point: 188oC

Density: 1.049 g / mLat25oC

Refractive index: n20 / D1.439

Flash point:> 230 ° F

Storage conditions: 2-8oC

Solubility: slightly soluble in water, soluble in ethanol and other organic solvents.

Application areas

GB 2760-2011 provides for the use of food spices. Can be widely used in food, beverages and cosmetic products, so that the use of spices (FEMA) (registration number: 3174) and the European Spice Council (No. 536) approved the use of safety spices.

The main purpose: 

1. Furanone is a national standard for food safety GB2760-2014 allowed to use food additives.

FEMA use limit recommendations (mg / kg): ice cream, gelatin and pudding, 5.0; candy, baked goods; 10.0; alcoholic beverages,

2. Can be used for the deployment of baked goods, bread, malt, brown sugar, strawberries, candied fruit, caramel and other food flavor, but also as a cigarette with the flavor agent;

3. Furanone is widely used in the essence of chemical products.

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