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LC2916 Furfural

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Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC29916 Glass bottle 20 ml 20.25
AC29916 Glass bottle 100 ml 43.65


Product information
Synonyms 2-Furancarbaldehyde
Hill Formula C5H4O2
HS Code 2932 12 00
EC number 202-627-7
Molar mass 96.08 g/mol
EC index number 605-010-00-4
CAS number 98-01-1


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 315 °C
Solubility 83 g/l (20 °C)
Saturation concentration (air) 5.8 g/m3 (20 °C) Air
Melting point -37 °C
Molar mass 96.08 g/mol
Density 1.16 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 162 °C
Vapor pressure 1 hPa (20 °C)
Flash point 54 °C
Explosion limit 2.1 – 19.3 %(V)


Safety information
R Phrase R 21-23/25-36/37-40
Harmful in contact with skin.Toxic by inhalation and if swallowed.Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect.
S Phrase S 26-36/37/39-45
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger toxic, irritant, carcinogenic
Hazard Symbol Toxic
RTECS LT7000000
Storage class 6.1A Combustible substances, toxic
WGK WGK 2 water endangering
Disposal 9
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled “Highly toxic” or “Toxic”: container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1199 FURALDEHYDES, 6.1 (3), II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1199 FURALDEHYDES, 6.1 (3), II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 65 mg/kg


Purity (GC) ≥ 98.0 %
Identity (IR-spectrum) passes test
Titrable free acid ≤ 0.02 meq/g
Distilling range (159 °C – 162 °C) Conforms to Reag PhEur
Density (d 20 °C/20 °C) 1.155 – 1.161
Evaporation residue ≤ 0.5 %


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≥ 115 °C