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98-01-1 - 2-Furaldehyde, 98% - Furan-2-carboxaldehyde - Furfural - A16167 - Alfa Aesar

A16167 2-Furaldehyde, 98%

CAS Number
98-01-1
Synonyms
Furan-2-carboxaldehyde
Furfural

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 16.48
1000g 44.29
5000g 159.20
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2-Furaldehyde, 98%

MDL
MFCD00003229
EINECS
202-627-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H4O2
Formula Weight
96.09
Melting point
-38°
Boiling Point
162°
Flash Point
60°(140°F)
Density
1.159
Refractive Index
1.5261
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in water (83 g/L).

Applications

2-Furaldehyde is used in the manufacture of furfural-phenol plastics such as Durite; in solvent refining of petroleum oils and in the preparation of pyromucic acid. It is used as a solvent for nitrated cotton, cellulose acetate and gums; for accelerating vulcanization; in the synthesis of furan derivatives.

Notes

Air sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and acids.

Literature References

Michael Jerry Antal Jr.; Tongchit Leesomboon; William S.Mok; Geoffrey N.Richards. Mechanism of formation of 2-furaldehyde from d-xylose. Carbohydrate Research. 1991, 217, 71-85

 

Michael S.McClure; Bobby Glover; Ellen McSorley; Alan Millar; Martin H.Osterhout; Frank Roschangar. Regioselective palladium-catalyzed arylation of 2-furaldehyde. Org. Lett. 2001, 3, (11),1677-1680

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H331-H312-H315-H319-H335-H226-H351

Toxic if swallowed. Toxic if inhaled. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. Flammable liquid and vapour. Suspected of causing cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P201-P261-P280-P281-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. 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 IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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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