Furan-2-ylmethanethiol

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Furan-2-ylmethanethiol
Kekulé, skeletal formula of furan-2-ylmethanethiol
Names
Systematic IUPAC name
Furan-2-ylmethanethiol[1]
Other names
  • (2-Furanyl)methylmercaptan
  • 2-Furfurylmercaptan
  • Furfuryl mercaptan
  • 2-Furfurylthiol
  • Furfuryl thiol
  • 2-Furylmethanethiol
  • 2-Furylmethyl mercaptan
  • 2-(Mercaptomethyl)furan
Identifiers
383594
98-02-2 N
ChemSpider 7085 YesY
EC number 202-628-2
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MeSH furfuryl+mercaptan
PubChem 7363
RTECS number LU2100000
UN number 3336
Properties
C5H6OS
Molar mass 114.17 g·mol−1
Appearance Colourless liquid
Odor Roasted coffee, Caramel, Sulfurous, Waxy
Density 1.132 g cm−3
Boiling point 155 °C; 311 °F; 428 K
Vapor pressure 531 Pa
Hazards
GHS pictograms The flame pictogram in the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
GHS signal word WARNING
H226
EU classification Irritant Xi
R-phrases R10, R36/37/38
S-phrases (S2), S24/25, S26, S36
Flash point 45 °C (113 °F; 318 K)
100-200 mg kg−1 (mouse)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Furan-2-ylmethanethiol is an organic compound containing a furan substituted with a sulfanylmethyl group. It is a clear colourless liquid when pure, but it becomes yellow coloured upon prolonged standing. It possesses a strong odour of roasted coffee and a bitter taste. It is a key component of the aroma of roasted coffee.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "furfuryl mercaptan - PubChem Public Chemical Database". The PubChem Project. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. Descriptors Computed from Structure.