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Alfa Aesar™ Benzo[b]furan, 99+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzo[b]furan
CAS 271-89-6
Molecular Formula C8H6O
Formula Weight 118.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005847
UN Number UN1993
Beilstein 107704
Merck Index 14,1088
Synonym Coumarone
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AAA1522509

 
alfa aesar™
A15225-09
10g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1522518

 
alfa aesar™
A15225-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 173° to 175°C
Quantity 10g
Flash Point 56°C (133°F)
Odor Aromatic
Chemical Name or Material Benzo[b]furan
CAS 271-89-6
Assay ≥99%
Molecular Formula C8H6O
Formula Weight 118.14g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005847
UN Number UN1993
Beilstein 107704
Merck Index 14,1088
Synonym Coumarone
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H351
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Suspected of causing cancer.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P281-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, N.O.S.
RTECS Number DF6423800
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Benzo[b]furan is used in the manufacture of coumarone-indene resin. It has been used to make floor tiles and other products. It is also used as a coating on grapefruit, lemons, lirnes, oranges, tangelos and tangerines and in the production of COITosion-resistant paints and varnishes, in water-resistant coatings on paper products and fabrics and as adhesives in food containers.

Solubility
Not miscible in water.

Notes
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and heat.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P280-P281-P303+P361+P353-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H226-H351
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Suspected of causing cancer.

2° to 8°C