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Details for: (13.116) 2,5-Dimethyl-3-thioacetoxyfuran

FL No 13.116
In register Yes
Flavis name 2,5-Dimethyl-3-thioacetoxyfuran
Chemical group number 14
Chemical group name Furfuryl and furan derivatives with and without additional side-chain substituents and heteroatoms.
CAS No 55764-22-2
JECFA N0 1523
FEMA No 4034
Systematic name Ethanethioic acid, S-(2,5-dimethyl-3-furanyl) ester
Synonyms S-(2,5-Dimethyl-3-furyl) ethanethioate
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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