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A12833 2,5-Dimethylfuran, 98+%

CAS Number
625-86-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12833-14 25g 35.30
A12833-22 100g 114.00
A12833-36 500g 438.00
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2,5-Dimethylfuran, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00003250
EINECS
210-914-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H8O
Formula Weight
96.13
Melting point
-62°
Boiling Point
92-93°
Flash Point
1°(33°F)
Density
0.903
Refractive Index
1.4410
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Slightly miscible with water. Miscible with ethanol and fats.

Applications

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.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and strong bases.

Literature References

Hu, L.; Lin, L.; Liu, S. Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Biomass-Derived 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural into the Liquid Biofuel 2,5-Dimethylfuran. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2014, 53 (24), 9969-9978.

Kong, X.; Zhu, Y.; Zheng, H.; Dong, F.; Zhu, Y.; Lia, Y-W. Switchable synthesis of 2,5-dimethylfuran and 2,5-dihydroxymethyltetrahydrofuran from 5-hydroxymethylfurfural over Raney Ni catalyst. RSC Adv. 2014, 4 (105), 60467-60472.

Zhang, Q.; Chen, G.; Zheng, Z.; Liu, H.; Xu, J.; Yao, M. Combustion and emissions of 2,5-dimethylfuran addition on a diesel engine with low temperature combustion. Fuel 2013, 103, 730-735.

Wijaya, Y. P.; Suh, D. J.; Jae, J. Production of renewable p-xylene from 2,5-dimethylfuran via Diels-Alder cycloaddition and dehydrative aromatization reactions over silica-alumina aerogel catalysts. Catal. Commun. 2015, 70, 12-16.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H302-H315-H317-H319-H335

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280-P301+P312-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P333+P313-P337+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. Avoid breathing 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. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: 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

Beilstein
106449
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LU0875000

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