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Details for: (13.045) 1-(2-Furyl)-propan-2-one

FL No 13.045
In register Yes
Flavis name 1-(2-Furyl)-propan-2-one
Chemical group number 14
Chemical group name Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms.
CAS No 6975-60-6
CE No 11837
JECFA N0 1508
FEMA No 2496
Systematic name 2-Propanone, 1-(2-furanyl)-
Synonyms Furfuryl methyl ketone; 2-Acetonylfuran; Furyl acetone; Methyl furfuryl ketone
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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