Tetrahydrofuran

Tetrahydrofuran appears as a clear colorless liquid with an ethereal odor. Less dense than water. Flash point 6°F. Vapors are heavier than air. Oxolane is a cyclic ether that is butane in which one hydrogen from each methyl group is substituted by an oxygen. It has a role as a polar aprotic solvent. It is a member of oxolanes, a saturated organic heteromonocyclic parent, a cyclic ether and a volatile organic compound.

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TETRAHYDROFURAN, Oxolane, 109-99-9, Furanidine, Furan, tetrahydro-, Butylene oxide, Hydrofuran, Tetramethylene oxide, Oxacyclopentane, Tetrahydrofuranne, 1,4-Epoxybutane, Tetraidrofurano, Tetrahydrofurane, tetrahydro-furan, Cyclotetramethylene
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C4H8O
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109-99-9

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72.11 g/mol
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-108.3°C
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65.0°C
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-17.2°C
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0.886 g/cc
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Flammable, Liquid (clear)

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  • Hair care
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  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Solvents
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Paint and Coatings

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  • Pharma
  • CASE & Construction
  • Chemical Processing