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31305 2-Furaldehyde, ACS, 98% min

CAS Number
98-01-1
Synonyms
Furan-2-carboxaldehyde
Furfural

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
31305-30 250g 46.30
31305-A1 1kg 123.00
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2-Furaldehyde, ACS, 98% min

MDL
MFCD00003229
EINECS
202-627-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H4O2
Formula Weight
96.09
Form
Yellow to brown liquid
Melting point
-38°
Boiling Point
162°
Flash Point
60°(140°F)
Density
1.159
Refractive Index
1.5261
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
It is soluble in water.

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: Titratable acid 0.2meq/g, Evaporation residue 0.5%

Applications

It is primarily used in the production of furan derivatives such as furan and furfuryl alcohol. Another major application of furfural is as extraction solvent in refineries. It is also used to accelerate vulcanization, as an ingredient of phenolic resins (Durite) and as a flavoring agent.

Notes

Keep away from heat sources, combustible materials, oxidizing agents, acids and bases.

Literature References

Michael Jerry Antal Jr.; Tongchit Leesomboon.; William S. Mok.; Geoffrey N. Richards. Mechanism of formation of 2-furaldehyde from d-xylose.JCarbohydr. Res.1991,217(18), 71-85.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H301-H312-H331-H315-H319-H351-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Toxic if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Suspected of causing cancer. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,4304
Beilstein
105755
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.12
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LT7000000

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