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Alfa Aesar™ Tetrahydrofuran, 99%, stab. with 250-350ppm BHT

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 109-99-9
Molecular Formula C4H8O
Formula Weight 72.11
MDL Number MFCD00005356
UN Number UN2056
Beilstein 102391
Merck Index 14,9211
Synonym THF
Chemical Name or Material Tetrahydrofuran, stabilized with 250 to 350ppm BHT
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AAL133040F SDS Alfa Aesar™
L133040F
2500mL N/A N/A  
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AAL13304AP SDS Alfa Aesar™
L13304AP
500mL N/A N/A  
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AAL13304AU SDS Alfa Aesar™
L13304AU
1000mL N/A N/A  
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Tetrahydrofuran is used as a solvent in Grignard reagent formation processes, pharmaceutical steroids and in the preparation of organometallic reagents. It is used for HPLC, spectrophotometry and environmental testing. It is used as a resin solvent in flexographic inks for plastics coating deposition for audio and video tapes. It is used in PVC and CPVC pipe cements, polyurethane coatings and in PVC film castings.

Solubility
Miscible with water.

Notes
Highly flammable. Oxidizes readily in air to form unstable peroxides. THF exhibits high volatility and an extremely low freezing point. Keep the container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

109-99-9
72.11
UN2056
14,9211
Tetrahydrofuran, stabilized with 250 to 350ppm BHT
C4H8O
MFCD00005356
102391
THF

Specifications

109-99-9
72.11
UN2056
14,9211
Ether-like
66°C
2500mL
99%
C4H8O
MFCD00005356
102391
THF
−17°C (1°F)
−108°C
Tetrahydrofuran, stabilized with 250 to 350ppm BHT

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H225-H351-H319-H335
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Suspected of causing cancer.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: TETRAHYDROFURAN

RTECSNumber : LU5950000

TSCA : TSCA