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5-Methylfurfural

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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

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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W270202W27021591307
5-Methylfurfural ReagentPlus®, 99%

Sigma-Aldrich

137316

5-Methylfurfural

5-Methylfurfural ≥98%, FG

Sigma-Aldrich

W270202

5-Methylfurfural

5-Methylfurfural mixture of isomers, ≥99%, natural, FG

Sigma-Aldrich

W270215

5-Methylfurfural

5-Methylfurfural analytical standard

Supelco

91307

5-Methylfurfural

form

liquid

form

-

form

-

form

-

refractive index

n20/D 1.531 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.531 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.531 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.528-1.532, n20/D 1.531 (lit.)

bp

187 °C (lit.)

bp

187 °C (lit.)

bp

187 °C (lit.)

bp

187 °C (lit.)

density

1.107 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.107 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.107 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.107 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

400

Quality Level

400

Quality Level

100

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.

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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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Floral quality and discrimination of Lavandula stoechas, Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula angustifolia x latifolia honeys.
Guyot-Declerck C, et al.
Food Chemistry, 79(4), 453-459 (2002)
Rosa Perestrelo et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 59(7), 3186-3204 (2011-03-08)
The establishment of potential age markers of Madeira wine is of paramount significance as it may contribute to detect frauds and to ensure the authenticity of wine. Considering the chemical groups of furans, lactones, volatile phenols, and acetals, 103 volatile
Anita Limacher et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 56(10), 3639-3647 (2008-04-29)
The formation of furan and 2-methylfuran was studied in model systems based on sugars and selected amino acids. Both compounds were preferably formed under roasting conditions in closed systems yielding up to 330 micromol of furan and 260 micromol of
Direct catalytic synthesis of 5-methylfurfural from biomass-derived carbohydrates.
Weiran Yang et al.
ChemSusChem, 4(3), 349-352 (2011-03-12)
S Uddin et al.
Biochemistry and molecular biology international, 35(1), 185-195 (1995-01-01)
Furfural and methylfurfural are dietary mutagens and are present in various food products and beverages. The alkaline-induced unwinding of calf thymus DNA permitted the measurement of the number of strand breaks formed by furfural and methylfurfural, as a function of

Protocols

Separation of 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde; Furfuryl alcohol; Furfural; 2-Furyl methyl ketone; 5-Methyl-2-furaldehyde

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