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Alfa Aesar™ (S)-(-)-5-Hydroxymethyl-2(5H)-furanone, 98%

$73.69 - $229.03

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (S)-(-)-5-Hydroxymethyl-2(5H)-furanone
CAS 78508-96-0
Molecular Formula C5H6O3
Formula Weight 114.1
MDL Number MFCD00075370
Beilstein 3537455
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AAL11919MD

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L11919MD
250mg Each for $73.69

AAL1191903

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L1191903
1g Each for $229.03
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 114.1
CAS 78508-96-0
Chemical Name or Material (S)-(-)-5-Hydroxymethyl-2(5H)-furanone
MDL Number MFCD00075370
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C5H6O3
Beilstein 3537455
Optical Rotation −148° (c=1.4 in Water)
Melting Point 34° to 43°C
Quantity 250mg

Applications
(S)-(-)-5-Hydroxymethyl-2(5H)-furanone is used in the preparation of partially saturated heterocycles via a diastereoselective ring chain formation. It is also used in the synthesis of (1R,3S)-cis-chrysanthemic acid.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.