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Sigma-Aldrich

2,5-Dimethylfuran

99%

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H8O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
96.13
Beilstein:
106449
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor density

3.31 (vs air)

assay

99%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.441 (lit.)

bp

92-94 °C (lit.)

mp

−62 °C (lit.)

density

0.903 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Cc1ccc(C)o1

InChI

1S/C6H8O/c1-5-3-4-6(2)7-5/h3-4H,1-2H3

InChI key

GSNUFIFRDBKVIE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

2,5-Dimethylfuran can be used as:
  • A reactant to prepare exo-maleimide-dimethylfuran cyclo adduct, which is used in the synthesis of oligonucleotide conjugates.
  • An arynophile to synthesize 1,4-dimethyl-1,4-dihydro-1,4-epoxynaphthalene (fused benzene) by reacting with a mixture of neopentyl glycol and 2-hydroxyphenylboronic acid in the presence of a strong base.
  • A precursor to prepare p-xylene via Diels-Alder cycloaddition and subsequent dehydration reaction.

Packaging

25, 100 mL in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - Skin Sens. 1 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

33.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

1 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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