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Alfa Aesar™ 2,5-Dimethoxytetrahydrofuran, cis + trans, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2,5-Dimethoxytetrahydrofuran
CAS 696-59-3
Name Note cis + trans
Molecular Formula C6H12O3
Formula Weight 132.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005359
UN Number UN3271
Beilstein 104261
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AAA1168722

 
alfa aesar™
A11687-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1168736

 
alfa aesar™
A11687-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −45°C
Boiling Point 145° to 147°C
Quantity 100g
Flash Point 35°C (95°F)
Chemical Name or Material 2,5-Dimethoxytetrahydrofuran
Name Note cis + trans
CAS 696-59-3
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C6H12O3
Formula Weight 132.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005359
UN Number UN3271
Beilstein 104261
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H330-H226-H302-H315-H319-H335
Fatal if inhaled.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ETHERS, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
2,5-Dimethoxytetrahydrofuran is a tetrahydrofuran derivative that finds application in proteomics research and in organic synthesis. It is also used as an intermediate for atropine sulfate, which is an anticholinergic drug. Further, it acts as a precursor of butanediol. In addition to this, it is used as a photographic hardener and as disinfectant in formulations.

Solubility
Miscible with methanol, diethyl ether and tetrahydrofuran. Immiscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H330-H226-H302-H315-H319-H335
Fatal if inhaled.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.