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186562 Sigma-Aldrich

Tetrahydrofuran

anhydrous, contains 250 ppm BHT as inhibitor, ≥99.9%

Synonym: THF

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Properties

Related Categories Alternative Energy, Anhydrous, Anhydrous Solvents, Electrolytes, Materials Science,
grade   anhydrous
vapor density   2.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   114 mmHg ( 15 °C)
  143 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.9%
autoignition temp.   610 °F
contains   250 ppm BHT as inhibitor
expl. lim.   11.8 %
impurities   ≤0.005% peroxides (as H2O2)
  <0.002% water (All units except 100 mL)
  <0.005% water (100 mL pkg)
refractive index   n20/D 1.407(lit.)
bp   65-67 °C(lit.)
mp   −108 °C(lit.)
density   0.889 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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1, 6×1, 2, 4×2 L in Sure/Seal™

18 L in Pure-Pac™ 1

200 L in Kilo-Lab™

200 L in Pure-Pac™ 1

200 L in Pure-Pac™ 2

208 L in steel drum

400 L in Kilo-Lab™

50 L in Pure-Pac™ 2

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100, 12×100 mL in Sure/Seal™

400 L in Pure-Pac™ 1

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
May form explosive peroxides.
RIDADR 
UN 2056 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
LU5950000
Flash Point(F) 
3.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-16 °C
Protocols & Articles

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Complex Hydrides: A New Category of Solid-state Lithium Fast-ion Conductors

Research and development of solid-state lithium fast-ion conductors is crucial because they can be potentially used as solid electrolytes in all-solid-state batteries, which may solve the safety and ...
Motoaki Matsuo,1 Hiroyuki Oguchi,1,2 Hideki Maekawa,2 Hitoshi Takamura,2Shin-ichi Orimo,1*
Material Matters Volume 5 Article 4
Keywords: Calorimetry, Deposition, Diffraction, Diffusion, Melting, Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Search, Spectra, Spectroscopy, Substitutions, Support, X-Ray diffraction, transformation

Determination of Water Content in Tetrahydrofuran Using Karl Fischer Titration

Ethers behave similarly to hydrocarbons. They are mostly adequately soluble in methanol. Only long chain ethers require the addition of propanol or chloroform as solubilizers. Double bonds can someti...
Keywords: Solvents, Titrations

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