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Details for: (13.083) 2-Acetyl-5-methylfuran

FL No 13.083
In register Yes
Flavis name 2-Acetyl-5-methylfuran
Chemical group number 14
Chemical group name Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms.
CAS No 1193-79-9
CE No 11038
JECFA N0 1504
FEMA No 3609
Systematic name Furan, 2-acetyl-5-methyl-
Synonyms Methyl 5-methyl-2-furyl ketone; Ethanone, 1-(5-methyl-2-furanyl)-; 1-(5-methyl-2-furyl)ethanone
Evaluation FGE.19
Needed Tox additional data required
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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