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625-86-5 - 2,5-Dimethylfuran, 98+% - A12833 - Alfa Aesar

A12833 2,5-Dimethylfuran, 98+%

CAS Number
625-86-5
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 34.30
100g 103.10
500g 390.60
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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
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

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P240-P241-P233-P242-P303+P361+P353-P301+P312-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Keep container tightly closed. Use only non-sparking tools. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

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

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