Testing Status of Furfural acetone M20158
- 3-Buten-2-one, 4-(2-furanyl)- (9CI)
Synthetic flavoring added to ice cream, candy, baked goods, prepared from furfural which is obtained from corncobs & essential oils (Merck 1989). Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.
- Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., Speck, W., Tainer, B., and Zeiger, E. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. II. Results from the testing of 270 chemicals Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 8 (Suppl 7) (1986) 1-119