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2-Methyltetrahydrofuran

analytical standard

Synonym: 2-MeTHF, Tetrahydro-2-methylfuran, Tetrahydrosilvan

  • CAS Number 96-47-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H10O

  • Molecular Weight 86.13

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 102448

  •  EC Number 202-507-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00005367

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329769381

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Properties

Related Categories Additional Standards, Alpha Sort, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Chemical Class,
grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   JWUJQDFVADABEY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
contains   ~0.025% 2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol as stabilizer
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.406(lit.)
  n20/D 1.406
bp   78-80 °C(lit.)
density   0.86 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
May form explosive peroxides.
RIDADR 
UN 2536 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
LU2800000
Flash Point(F) 
14 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-10 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

The Utility of Headspace Grade Solvents for the Analysis of Organic Volatile Impurities

Organic volatile impurities or “OVIs” sometimes remain behind in pharmaceutical preparations as a result of synthetic and manufacturing procedures. For reasons of health and safety, testing is done t...
Katherine Stenerson, Shyam Verma
Reporter US Volume 28.1
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Organic synthesis, Pharmaceutical, Solvents

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