2-Methyltetrahydrofuran CAS: 96-47-9
MF: C5H10O
MW: 86.13
A biomass-derived organic chemistry solvent.

2-Methyltetrahydrofuran (CAS 96-47-9)

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Synonym: 2-MeTHF; Tetrahydrosilvan
Application: A biomass-derived organic chemistry solvent
CAS Number: 96-47-9
Purity: ≥98%
Molecular Weight: 86.13
Molecular Formula: C5H10O
Supplemental Information: This is classified as a Dangerous Good for transport and may be subject to additional shipping charges.
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2-Methyltetrahydrofuran is an environmentally safer alternative derived from biomass with a higher boiling point temperature for Tetrahydrofuran (sc-222349) and Dichloromethane (sc-239703).


1. Merck 14,10318

Physical State :
Solubility :
Soluble in water (150 mg/ml).
Storage :
Store at room temperature
Melting Point :
-136° C
Boiling Point :
78-80° C (lit.)
Density :
0.86 g/mL at 25° C (lit.)
Refractive Index :
n20D 1.41 (lit.)
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
WGK Germany :
Transport :
UN 2536, Class 3, Packing group II
PubChem CID :
Merck Index :
14: 10318
MDL Number :
EC Number :
Beilstein Registry :

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Hello, I need to oreder 2-MeTHF as pure as possible without any conservants or additives in order to conduct a chemical analysis. Could you please specify the purity and any additional contents of your product: sc-238158A. Thank you very much

Asked by: Michal_Brno
Thank you for your question. This information is lot specific, but the most recent lot had a purity of 99.95%. Here is a link to the CoA. https://datasheets.scbt.com/coa/coa.php ?sc=sc-238158A&lot=J0214
Answered by: SCBT Heidelberg Support
Date published: 2018-12-14
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