W501808

Sigma-Aldrich

5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfural

≥99%, FG

Synonym(s):
5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde, 5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfural, 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furancarboxaldehyde, HMF
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
126.11
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
110889
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
13.139
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 110

assay

≥99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.562 (lit.)

bp

114-116 °C/1 mmHg (lit.)

mp

28-34 °C (lit.)

density

1.243 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

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Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

butter; caramel; fatty; musty; waxy

food allergen

no known allergens

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[H]C(=O)c1ccc(CO)o1

InChI

1S/C6H6O3/c7-3-5-1-2-6(4-8)9-5/h1-3,8H,4H2

InChI key

NOEGNKMFWQHSLB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Packaging

1, 25 g in glass bottle
100 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

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Warning

hazcat

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

storage_class_code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point F

174.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point C

79 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Yin-Ying Lee et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 14(40), 13914-13917 (2012-09-20)
Mesoporous silica nanoparticles functionalized with both sulfonic acid (HSO(3)) and ionic liquid (ILs) were synthesized and applied as effective and recyclable catalysts for generating 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) from fructose. For the first time a high HMF yield of 72.5% was achieved...
Reetta Karinen et al.
ChemSusChem, 4(8), 1002-1016 (2011-07-06)
Furfurals are important intermediates in the chemical industry. They are typically produced by homogeneous catalysis in aqueous solutions. However, heterogeneously catalyzed processes would be beneficial in view of the principles of green chemistry: the elimination of homogeneous mineral acids makes...
Gang Cao et al.
Food chemistry, 140(1-2), 273-279 (2013-04-13)
The aim of this study was to investigate the protective effect of 5-HMF on human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) injured by high glucose in vitro, and the mechanism underlying this process. Our results demonstrated that high glucose-induced oxidative stress...
Jianghua He et al.
ChemSusChem, 6(1), 61-64 (2012-12-12)
It's nano: Small and uniform chromium nanoparticles, either preformed or generated in situ, effectively catalyze the conversion of glucose into 5-hydroxymethyl furfural. The results compare favorably with those achieved by using a catalyst system based on divalent CrCl(2) in ionic...
Monika Krystof et al.
ChemSusChem, 6(4), 630-634 (2013-03-05)
5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) is a valuable biomass-derived building block. Among possible HMF valorization products, a broad range of HMF esters can be synthesized. These HMF esters have found some promising applications, such as monomers, fuels, additives, surfactants, and fungicides, and thus...
Protocols
Separation of 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde; Furfuryl alcohol; Furfural; 2-Furyl methyl ketone; 5-Methyl-2-furaldehyde
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