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2,5-Dimethylfuran is a major metabolite of hexane with singlet oxygen scavenging ability. It is used as biofuel, biomaker for smoking, pharmaceutical intermediate and in organic synthesis. It is also used to analyze samples for the derivatization of carbonyl-containing compounds to their oximes.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H225-H302
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed.
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