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437638 Sigma-Aldrich

Tetrahydrofuran

contains 250 ppm BHT as inhibitor, ACS reagent, ≥99.0%

Synonym: THF

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Properties

Related Categories ACS Grade, ACS Grade Solvents, ACS and Reagent Grade Solvents, PVC Coated Bottles, Solvent by Type,
grade   ACS reagent
vapor density   2.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   114 mmHg ( 15 °C)
  143 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   WYURNTSHIVDZCO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.0%
autoignition temp.   610 °F
contains   250 ppm BHT as inhibitor
expl. lim.   11.8 %
impurities   ≤0.015% peroxide (as H2O2)
  ≤0.05% water
evapn. residue   ≤0.03%
color   APHA: ≤20
refractive index   n20/D 1.407(lit.)
bp   65-67 °C(lit.)
mp   −108 °C(lit.)
solubility   water: soluble
density   0.889 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

4×4 L in PVC-coated bottle

Application

Tetrahydrofuran may be used used as a solvent in the following processes:
• Formation of diacetylinic polymers.
• RAFT polymerization of p-acetoxystyrene.
• Synthesis of di-tert-butyl-Phosphinoferrocene.
• Synthesis of n-TiO2-based amphiphilic polymer brushes.
It may be used in the following processes:
• As mobile phase solvent in high-performance liquid chromatography.
• As a solvent in the preparation of spin-coated poly(bisphenol A decane ether).
• Formation of butyrolactone (BTL) by green oxidation method.
• As a solvent for lignin depolymerization to isolate phenolic monomer.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
May form explosive peroxides.
RIDADR 
UN 2056 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
LU5950000
Flash Point(F) 
1.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-17 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Related Content

Properties of Solvents Table

a. Gant, R., LC/GC 10(7), 515 (1992) 1. At 20 °C 2. At 20 °C +/- 5 °C relative to water at 4 °C 3. At 10mmHg pressure 4. At l=589.32nm
Keywords: Gas chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography

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