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5-Methylfurfural

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym(s):
5-Methyl-2-furaldehyde
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
110.11
Beilstein:
106895
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.531 (lit.)

bp

187 °C (lit.)

density

1.107 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

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

InChI

1S/C6H6O2/c1-5-2-3-6(4-7)8-5/h2-4H,1H3

InChI key

OUDFNZMQXZILJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

5-Methylfurfural is formed during the photoexposition of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is employed as potential age marker for Madeira wine. It is a volatile compound present in Lavandula stoechas, Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula angustifolia x latifolia unifloral honeys.

Application

5-Methylfurfural was used to investigate the volatile compounds isolated from Erica arborea and Calluna vulgaris unifloral honeys.

Packaging

5, 25, 100 g in glass bottle

Legal Information

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Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

161.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

72 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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