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Details for: (13.029) 2,5-Dimethylfuran

FL No 13.029
In register Yes
Flavis name 2,5-Dimethylfuran
Chemical group number 14
Chemical group name Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms.
CAS No 625-86-5
CE No 2208
JECFA N0 1488
FEMA No
Systematic name Furan, 2,5-dimethyl-
Synonyms
Evaluation FGE.67
Needed Tox
Remarks The procedure could not be applied to this furan-substituted substance due to concern with respect to available genotoxicity data, formation of possible toxic metabolites and structural similarity to furan which is carcinogenic (JECFA, 2006b).
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