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W417920 Sigma-Aldrich

2-Methylfuran

99%

Synonym: Silvan

  • CAS Number 534-22-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H6O

  • Molecular Weight 82.10

  •  FEMA Number 4179

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 103733

  •  EC Number 208-594-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00003248

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329830678

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biological source   synthetic
grade   Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR (117)
vapor density   2.8 (vs air)
vapor pressure   139 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  561 mmHg ( 55 °C)
InChI Key   VQKFNUFAXTZWDK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99%
refractive index   n20/D 1.433 (lit.)
bp   63-66 °C(lit.)
density   0.91 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   chocolate; ethereal
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

2-Methylfuran (2-MF) is a 2-alkyl substituted furan. Its microwave spectrum has been analyzed. The synthesis of 2-MF from carbon sources under different reaction conditions have been reported.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

4, 9 kg in steel drum

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
UN 2301 3 / PGII

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