W417920

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2-Methylfuran

99%

Synonym(s):
Silvan
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C5H6O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
82.10
FEMA Number:
4179
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
103733
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

Halal
Kosher

reg. compliance

FDA 21 CFR 117

vapor density

2.8 (vs air)

vapor pressure

139 mmHg ( 20 °C)
561 mmHg ( 55 °C)

assay

99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.433 (lit.)

bp

63-66 °C (lit.)

density

0.91 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

chocolate; ethereal

food allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

Cc1ccco1

InChI

1S/C5H6O/c1-5-3-2-4-6-5/h2-4H,1H3

InChI key

VQKFNUFAXTZWDK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

2-Methylfuran (2-MF) is a 2-alkyl substituted furan. Its microwave spectrum has been analyzed. The synthesis of 2-MF from carbon sources under different reaction conditions have been reported.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle
4, 9 kg in steel drum

Pictograms

FlameSkull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

RIDADR

UN 2301 3 / PGII

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Microwave Spectrum of 2-Methylfuran.
Niorrs WG and Krisher LC.
J. Chem. Phys. , 51, 403-406 (1969)
Synthesis of λ-butyrolactone and 2-methylfuran through the coupling of dehydrogenation and hydrogenation over copper-chromite catalyst.
Zheng HY, et al.
Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters, 82(2), 263-269 (2004)
Ke Xiong et al.
ChemSusChem, 7(8), 2146-2149 (2014-04-24)
Selectively cleaving the C=O bond outside the furan ring of furfural is crucial for converting this important biomass-derived molecule to value-added fuels such as 2-methylfuran. In this work, a combination of density functional theory (DFT) calculations, surface science studies, and...
Jinglei Cui et al.
ChemSusChem, 9(11), 1259-1262 (2016-04-28)
An efficient process was designed for the synthesis of furfuryl alcohol and 2-methylfuran from xylose using a continuous fixed-bed reactor over a catalyst combining Hβ zeolite and Cu/ZnO/Al2 O3 in γ-butyrolactone (GBL)/water as solvent. The cooperative effect of Hβ zeolite...
Efficient production of the liquid fuel 2,5-dimethylfuran from fructose using formic acid as a reagent.
Todsapon Thananatthanachon et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 49(37), 6616-6618 (2010-08-04)

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