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Tetrahydrofuran, Optima™, Fisher Chemical


High purity solvent for HPLC

Quantity 4L
Packaging Glass Bottle

Manufacturer: fisher scientific company  T427SK4

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Catalog No. T427SK-4

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Assay ≥99.9%
Boiling Point 66°C
Formula Weight 72.11
Purity Grade OPTIMA™
Melting Point −108.4°C
Quantity 4L
Purity Grade Notes High purity mobile phase for HPLC
DOT Information DOT Class 3, : Flammable Liquid
Vapor Pressure 200mbar at 20°C
Viscosity 0.55 cP at 20°C
Certificate of Analysis Certificate of Lot Analysis included with each bottle; UV and other chromatograms available on request.
Physical Form Liquid
Color Colorless
pH 7 to 8
Density 0.880g/cm³
Peroxides 0.015% max.
Packaging Glass Bottle
Assay Percent Range 99.9% min by GC
Absorbance 0.1 AU max. at 254nm
Refractive Index 1.4040 to 1.4070 (at 25°C)
MDL Number MFCD00005356
Synonym Diethylene Oxide
Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 200mbar at 20°C
Residue after Evaporation 5ppm max.
Water 0.02% max.
UN Number 2056
Fluorescence Background 1 ppb max.
Chemical Name or Material Tetrahydrofuran
Identification Pass Test
Cleanup Symbol Solvent
CAS 109-99-9
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Red
Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
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
Molecular Formula C4H8O

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Tetrahydrofuran
CAS 109-99-9
Purity Grade OPTIMA™
Purity Grade Notes High purity mobile phase for HPLC
Assay ≥99.9%
Assay Percent Range 99.9% min by GC
Molecular Formula C4H8O
Formula Weight 72.11
MDL Number MFCD00005356
Synonym Diethylene Oxide

  • Screened for fluorescing and UV-absorbing contaminants to reduce interferences for smoother baselines
  • Also meets ACS specifications
  • Intended for research use only

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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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