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185930 Sigma-Aldrich

Furfuryl alcohol

98%

Synonym: 2-(Hydroxymethyl)furan

  • CAS Number 98-00-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H6O2

  • Molecular Weight 98.10

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 106291

  •  EC Number 202-626-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00003252

  •  eCl@ss 39150701

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24851190

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Properties

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vapor density   3.4 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  1 mmHg ( 32 °C)
  5.5 mmHg ( 55 °C)
InChI Key   XPFVYQJUAUNWIW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   98%
autoignition temp.   915 °F
expl. lim.   16.3 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.486(lit.)
bp   170 °C(lit.)
mp   −29 °C (lit.)
solubility   alcohol: soluble
  benzene: soluble
  chloroform: soluble
  diethyl ether: very soluble
  water: miscible
density   1.135 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

50, 250 g in glass bottle

Application

Furfuryl alcohol was used in the synthesis of continuous titanium carbide nanofibers/nanoribbon.

General description

Furfuryl alcohol is an efficient trapping agent for singlet oxygen determination in natural waters. Mechanism of acid-catalyzed polycondensation of furfuryl alcohol has been investigated.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN 2874 6.1 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
LU9100000
Flash Point(F) 
149 °F
Flash Point(C) 
65 °C

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Articles

GC Analysis of Alcoholic Spirit on Equity®-1 °Coupled to SUPELCOWAX 10 (Column Set 2)

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Alcoholic Spirit on Equity®-1 °Coupled to SUPELCOWAX 10 (Column Set 2)
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography

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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