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Alfa Aesar™ 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde, 97%

$50.01 - $564.54

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde
CAS 67-47-0
Molecular Formula C6H6O3
Formula Weight 126.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003234
Beilstein 110889
Merck Index 14,4832
Synonym 5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfural
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 114° to 116°C (1mmHg)
Melting Point 32° to 35°C
Quantity 1g
Flash Point 79°C (174°F)
Chemical Name or Material 5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde
CAS 67-47-0
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C6H6O3
Formula Weight 126.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00003234
Beilstein 110889
Merck Index 14,4832
Synonym 5-(Hydroxymethyl)furfural
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
RTECS Number LT7031100
TSCA TSCA

Applications
5-Hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde is used as an intermediate of OMBF (5,5′-oxydimethylenebis(2- furfural)), crown ethers. It is used in organic synthesis to prepare dialdehydes, glycols, ethers, amino alcohols and acetals. It acts as an antioxidant found in some fruit juices and caramel products.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, ethyl acetate, acetone, dimethylformamide, benzene, ether and chloroform.

Notes
Air and light sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed. Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents and strong reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2° to 8°C