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67-47-0 - 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde, 97% - 5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfural - A12475 - Alfa Aesar

A12475 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde, 97%

CAS Number
67-47-0
Synonyms
5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfural

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 32.96
5g 113.30
25g 372.00
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5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde, 97%

MDL
MFCD00003234
EINECS
200-654-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H6O3
Formula Weight
126.11
Melting point
32-35°
Boiling Point
114-116°/1mm
Flash Point
79°(174°F)
Density
1.206
Refractive Index
1.5620
Sensitivity
Air & Light Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, ethyl acetate, acetone, dimethylformamide, benzene, ether and chloroform.

Applications

5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde is used as an intermediate of OMBF (5,5'-oxydimethylenebis(2- furfural)), crown ethers. It is used in organic synthesis to prepare dialdehydes, glycols, ethers, amino alcohols and acetals. It acts as an antioxidant found in some fruit juices and caramel products.

Notes

Air and light sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed. Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Demirhan, B. E.; Demirhan, B.; Sonmez, C.; Torul, H.; Tamer, U.; Yentur, G. Short communication: Determination of potential 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde and 2-furaldehyde compounds in follow-on milks and infant formulas using the high-performance liquid chromatography method. J. Dairy Sci. 2015, 98 (2), 818-822.

Lee, Y.; Gao, Q.; Kim, E.; Lee, Y.; Park, S. J.; Lee, H. E.; Jang, D. S.; Ryu, J. H. Pretreatment with 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde blocks scopolamine-induced learning deficit in contextual and spatial memory in male mice. Pharmacol. Biochem. Behav 2015, 134, 57-64.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335-H303

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,4832
Beilstein
110889
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LT7031100

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