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Testing Status of Menthofuran M980046


CASRN: 494-90-6

Formula: C10-H14-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Benzofuran, 4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-3,6-dimethyl
  • 3,9-Epoxy-P-mentha-3,8-diene

Known Uses

Found in mint oils used in flavoring beverages & food products. 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.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A36119)  Completed 
    •  Negative