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Sigma-Aldrich

5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furancarbaldehyde

for synthesis

Synonym(s):
5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furancarbaldehyde, 5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfurol
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
126.11
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-654-9

Quality Level

assay

≥97.0% (GC)

form

solid

potency

2500 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

bp

154-155 °C/16 hPa

mp

27-30 °C

transition temp

flash point 79 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

InChI

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

InChI key

NOEGNKMFWQHSLB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 97.0 % (a/a)
Melting range (lower value): ≥ 28 °C
Melting range (upper value): ≤ 33 °C
Identity (IR): passes test
Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

174.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

79 °C - closed cup

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