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Tetrahydrofuran (Histological), Fisher Chemical


Contains about 0.025% butylated hydroxytoluene as a preservative

Quantity 20L
Packaging Steel Pail

Manufacturer: fisher scientific company  T40020

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Catalog No. T400-20

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Boiling Point 66°C
Purity Grade Histological Grade
Formula Weight 72.11
Melting Point −108.4°C
Quantity 20L
DOT Information DOT Class 3, : Flammable Liquid
Physical Form Liquid
Vapor Pressure 200mbar at 20°C
pH 7 to 8
Color Colorless
Density 0.880g/cm³
Viscosity 0.55 cP at 20°C
Water 1% max.
Packaging Steel Pail
CAS 128-37-0
Synonym THF
Dilution Test Pass Test
Identification Pass Test
Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
Flammable liquid and vapor. Possible cancer hazard May cause cancer based on animal data. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. May cause central nervous system effects. Hygroscopic. Use personal protective equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. If peroxide formation is suspected, do not open or move container. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air.

NFPA

Health:2
Flammability:3
Instability:1
Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
Chemical Name or Material Tetrahydrofuran
Molecular Formula C4H8O
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Red
Cleanup Symbol Solvent
Linear Formula CH2(CH2)2CH2O
CAS 109-99-9
MDL Number MFCD00005356
Residue after Evaporation Pass Test

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Tetrahydrofuran
CAS 109-99-9
CAS 128-37-0
Purity Grade Histological Grade
Molecular Formula C4H8O
Linear Formula CH2(CH2)2CH2O
Formula Weight 72.11
MDL Number MFCD00005356
Synonym THF
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Emergency Overview
Flammable liquid and vapor. Possible cancer hazard May cause cancer based on animal data. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. May cause central nervous system effects. Hygroscopic. Use personal protective equipment. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. If peroxide formation is suspected, do not open or move container. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air.

NFPA

Health:2
Flammability:3
Instability:1

DANGER!

 

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