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Alfa Aesar™ 2,5-Dimethylfuran, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2,5-Dimethylfuran
CAS 625-86-5
Molecular Formula C6H8O
Formula Weight 96.13
MDL Number MFCD00003250
UN Number UN3271
Beilstein 106449
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AAA1283314

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alfa aesar™
A1283314
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 96.13
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ETHERS, N.O.S.
Melting Point −62°C
Molecular Formula C6H8O
RTECS Number LU0875000
Beilstein 106449
UN Number UN3271
CAS 625-86-5
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H301-H315-H319-H317-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.
TSCA TSCA
Assay ≥98%
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Boiling Point 92° to 93°C
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Chemical Name or Material 2,5-Dimethylfuran
MDL Number MFCD00003250
Flash Point 1°C (33°F)
Quantity 25g

Applications
2,5-Dimethylfuran is a major metabolite of hexane with singlet oxygen scavenging ability. It is used as biofuel, biomaker for smoking, pharmaceutical intermediate and in organic synthesis. It is also used to analyze samples for the derivatization of carbonyl-containing compounds to their oximes.

Solubility
Slightly miscible with water. Miscible with ethanol and fats.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H301-H315-H319-H317-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
May cause respiratory irritation.