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48190 Sigma-Aldrich

(±)-1-(2-Furyl)ethanol

≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym: (±)-α-Methylfuran-2-methanol, (±)-2-Furyl methyl carbinol

  • CAS Number 4208-64-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H8O2

  • Molecular Weight 112.13

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 107814

  •  EC Number 224-130-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00077775

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57651149

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
contains   ~0.05% hydroquinone as stabilizer
refractive index   n20/D 1.479
bp   167-170 °C
density   1.078 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   CC(O)c1ccco1
InChI   1S/C6H8O2/c1-5(7)6-3-2-4-8-6/h2-5,7H,1H3
InChI key   UABXUIWIFUZYQK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

(±)-1-(2-Furyl)ethanol [(±)-2-Furyl methyl carbinol] is a furan derivative. The synthesis of 4-hydroxy-2-methylcyclopent-2-en-1-one from 2-furyl methyl carbinol has been reported.

Application

(±)-1-(2-Furyl)ethanol (Racemic 1-(2-furyl)ethanol) may be used in the synthesis of 1-acetoxy-1-[2-furyl]ethan.

Packaging

10 mL in glass bottle

Caution

may discolor to brown on storage

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
230.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
110 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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