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H40807

Sigma-Aldrich

5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde

99%

Synonym(s):
5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfural, 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furancarboxaldehyde, HMF
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H6O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
126.11
Beilstein:
110889
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

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.)

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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Application

5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde (HMF) can be used in the synthesis of:
  • Furan-2,5-dicarboxaldehyde (FDA) using a vanadyl phosphate-based catalyst via selective oxidation.
  • Prepolymer and antiviral precursor, 5,5′-oxy(bismethylene)-2-furaldehyde (OBMF) using solid acid catalysts via etherification reaction.
  • Diformylfurane (DFF) by aerobic oxidation using pyridine-vanadyl complexes.

Packaging

250 mg in glass bottle
1, 5 g in glass bottle

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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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