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345334 Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(tetrahydrofuran)

average Mn ~2,900

Synonym: α-Hydro-ω-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,4-butanediyl), Poly(1,4-butanediol), polyTHF

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Properties

Related Categories Ethers, Hydrophobic Polymers, Materials Science, Polymer Science, Polymers,
Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 25 °C)
  <1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
mol wt   average Mn ~2,900
mp   30-43 °C
density   0.97 g/mL at 25 °C
SMILES string   OCCCCO
InChI   1S/C8H18O2/c1-3-5-6-10-8(4-2)7-9/h8-9H,3-7H2,1-2H3/t8-/m0/s1
InChI key   BJZYYSAMLOBSDY-QMMMGPOBSA-N

Description

General description

Poly(tetrahydrofuran) (PTHF) is a polyether that can be prepared by the cationic polymerization of tetrahydrofuran in the presence of a variety of initiator systems.

Application

PTHF can be used in the preparation of soft segment polyurethane for a variety of applications. It can also be used in the surface modification of cellulose fibers which can further be used as reinforcing polymerix materials.

Packaging

1, 3 L in glass bottle

25 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Central nervous system
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
MD0916000
Flash Point(F) 
228.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
109 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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