A furan with the molecular formula C6H8O3, it is found in nature and has a sweet, candy, caramel, sugar, strawberry-like odour.
Category Aroma Chemicals
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period n/a
Natural Status Synthetic
Organoleptic Descriptors sweet, caramel, cotton candy, strawberry, sugar
Common Applications caramel, strawberry, coffee, cotton candy, pineapple, bread, molasses, toffee
Appearance Colourless to pale yellow
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.4300 - 1.4600
Specific Gravity @20℃ 0.999 - 1.150
Flash Point ℃ 99°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.