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A12475 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde, 97%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12475-03 1g 34.80
A12475-06 5g 116.00
A12475-14 25g 493.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Air Sensitive. Light Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen.
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: H227-H315-H319-H335-H373

Combustible liquid. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P235-P260-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P314-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep cool. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash 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
14,4832
Beilstein
110889
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LT7031100

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