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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 49.40
31305-A1 1kg 131.00
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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-H315-H319-H330-H335-H373

Flammable liquid and vapour. Toxic if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Fatal if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P284-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P314-P330-P332+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wear respiratory protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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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