A furan with the molecular formula C7H10O3, it is found in nature and has a sweet, fruity, maple, caramel-like odour.
Category Aroma Chemicals
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period n/a
Natural Status Synthetic
Organoleptic Descriptors sweet, fruity, caramel, maple
Common Applications banana, caramel, butterscotch, maple, fenugreek, chicken
Appearance Colourless to pale yellow liquid
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.4250 - 1.4550
Specific Gravity @20℃ 0.999 - 1.160
Flash Point ℃ 100°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.