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L11629 3-Furoic acid, 99%

CAS Number
488-93-7
Synonyms
Furan-3-carboxylic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L11629-06 5g 84.10
L11629-14 25g 254.00
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3-Furoic acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00005350
EINECS
207-689-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H4O3
Formula Weight
112.08
Melting point
120-123°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, ether, alcohol, ethanol, and methanol.

Applications

3-Furoic acid is used in synthesis of furan-2,5- and furan-2,4-dicarboxylic acid under solvent-free conditions via disproportionation reaction. It exhibits hypolipidemic activity in rodents. It lowers serum cholesterol and serum triglyceride levels in mice and rats.

Notes

Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Takamasa Kinoshita.; Kouichi Miyano.; Toshio Miwa. The Birch Reduction of Heterocyclic Carboxylic Acids. I. The Birch Reduction of 3-Furoic Acid. Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan. 1975, 48 (6), 1865-18677.

Antonio J. Moreno-Vargas.; Inmaculada Robina.; Raynald Demange.; Pierre Vogel. Synthesis and Glycosidase Inhibitory Activities of 5-(1?,4?-Dideoxy-1?,4?-imino-D-erythrosyl)-2-methyl-3-furoic Acid (=5-[(3S,4R)-3,4-Dihydroxypyrrolidin-2-yl]-2-methylfuran-3-carboxylic Acid) Derivatives: New Leads as Selective α-L-Fucosidase and β-Galactosidase Inhibitors. Helvetica Chimica Acta. 2013, 86 (6), 1894-1913.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H318-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
108638
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.19
TSCA
No

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