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137316 Sigma-Aldrich

5-Methylfurfural

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym: 5-Methyl-2-furaldehyde

  • CAS Number 620-02-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H6O2

  • Molecular Weight 110.11

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 106895

  •  EC Number 210-622-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00003232

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24848320

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Aldehydes, Building Blocks, C1 to C6, C4 to C7, Carbonyl Compounds,
grade   ReagentPlus®
assay   99%
refractive index   n20/D 1.531 (lit.)
bp   187 °C (lit.)
density   1.107 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   [H]C(=O)c1ccc(C)o1
InChI   1S/C6H6O2/c1-5-2-3-6(4-7)8-5/h2-4H,1H3
InChI key   OUDFNZMQXZILJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

5-Methylfurfural is formed during the photoexposition of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is employed as potential age marker for Madeira wine. It is a volatile compound present in Lavandula stoechas, Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula angustifolia x latifolia unifloral honeys.

Application

5-Methylfurfural was used to investigate the volatile compounds isolated from Erica arborea and Calluna vulgaris unifloral honeys.

Packaging

5, 25, 100 g in glass bottle

Legal Information

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
LT7032500
Flash Point(F) 
161.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
72 °C

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Volatiles in Roasted Coffee Beans on Omegawax® after SPME using a 50/30 μm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Volatiles in Roasted Coffee Beans on Omegawax® after SPME using a 50/30 μm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography, Solid phase microextractions

HPLC Analysis of Furans on Ascentis® Express C18

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Furans on Ascentis® Express C18
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Separation

HPLC Analysis of Furans on Ascentis® Express Phenyl-Hexyl as listed in ASTM method D5837-99

This application demonstrates the suitability of Ascentis Express Hexyl-Phenyl for the efficient separation of furans as listed in ASTM method D5837-99.
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography, Separation

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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