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M46845 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Methylfuran

contains 200-400 BHT as stabilizer, 99%

Synonym: Silvan

  • CAS Number 534-22-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H6O

  • Molecular Weight 82.10

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 103733

  •  EC Number 208-594-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00003248

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24896938

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
vapor density   2.8 (vs air)
vapor pressure   139 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  561 mmHg ( 55 °C)
assay   99%
contains   200-400 BHT as stabilizer
refractive index   n20/D 1.433 (lit.)
bp   63-66 °C (lit.)
density   0.91 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   Cc1ccco1
InChI   1S/C5H6O/c1-5-3-2-4-6-5/h2-4H,1H3
InChI key   VQKFNUFAXTZWDK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

2-Methylfuran, a substituted furan, is considered as a potential alternative fuel for internal combustion engines. Its microwave spectrum has been analyzed. The synthesis of 2-MF from carbon sources under different reaction conditions have been reported.

Application

2-Methylfuran may be used in the synthesis of exo-cis-1-methyl-7-oxabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-ene-2,3-dicarboxylic anhydride via Diels-Alder reaction with maleic anhydride.

Packaging

100, 500 mL in glass bottle

5 mL in ampule

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2301 3 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
LU2625000
Flash Point(F) 
-7.6 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
-22 °C - closed cup
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

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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