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Tetrahydrofuran

Selectophore, ≥99.5%

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Synonym(s):
THF, Butylene oxide, Oxolane, Tetramethylene oxide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C4H8O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
72.11
Beilstein:
102391
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NB.61

grade

for ion-selective electrodes

Quality Level

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

114 mmHg ( 15 °C)
143 mmHg ( 20 °C)

description

solvent for preparation of membranes

product line

Selectophore

Assay

≥99.5% (GC)
≥99.5%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

610 °F

contains

250 ppm BHT as inhibitor

expl. lim.

1.8-11.8 %

impurities

≤0.01% water

refractive index

n20/D 1.407 (lit.)

bp

65-67 °C (lit.)

mp

−108 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: soluble

density

0.889 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

C1CCOC1

InChI

1S/C4H8O/c1-2-4-5-3-1/h1-4H2

InChI key

WYURNTSHIVDZCO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Essential Grade
vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

114 mmHg ( 15 °C), 143 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

114 mmHg ( 15 °C), 143 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

114 mmHg ( 15 °C), 143 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

114 mmHg ( 15 °C), 143 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

assay

≥99.9%

assay

≥99.0%

assay

≥99.9%

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

610 °F

autoignition temp.

610 °F

autoignition temp.

610 °F

autoignition temp.

610 °F

General description

Tetrahydrofuran (THF), an organic compound which belongs to saturated cyclic ether group. It is mainly used as solvent for PVC and organoalkali compounds. It is also used in lithium batteries.
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Application

THF has been used to realise PVC membrane from electrode, during a study to design, fabricate and electrochemically characterize miniaturised thin- and thick-film Ag/AgCl reference electrodes.

Legal Information

Selectophore is a trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Carc. 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

-6.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-21.2 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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