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488-93-7 - 3-Furoic acid, 99% - Furan-3-carboxylic acid - L11629 - Alfa Aesar

L11629 3-Furoic acid, 99%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 91.05
25g 274.50
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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°
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-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
108638
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.19
TSCA
No

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