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Tetrahydrofuran

Selectophore, ≥99.5%

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Synonym(s):
THF, Butylene oxide, Oxolane, Tetramethylene oxide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C4H8O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
72.11
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
102391
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NB.61

grade

for ion-selective electrodes

Quality Level

vapor density

2.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

114 mmHg ( 15 °C)
143 mmHg ( 20 °C)

description

solvent for preparation of membranes

product line

Selectophore

assay

≥99.5% (GC)
≥99.5%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

610 °F

contains

250 ppm BHT as inhibitor

expl. lim.

1.8-11.8 %

impurities

≤0.01% water

refractive index

n20/D 1.407 (lit.)

bp

65-67 °C (lit.)

mp

−108 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: soluble

density

0.889 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

C1CCOC1

InChI

1S/C4H8O/c1-2-4-5-3-1/h1-4H2

InChI key

WYURNTSHIVDZCO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Tetrahydrofuran

Essential Grade
Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

assay

≥99.9%

assay

≥99.9%

assay

≥99.0%

solubility

H2O: soluble

solubility

H2O: soluble

solubility

H2O: soluble

solubility

-

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

mp

−108 °C (lit.)

mp

−108 °C (lit.)

mp

−108 °C (lit.)

mp

−108 °C (lit.)

General description

Tetrahydrofuran (THF), an organic compound which belongs to saturated cyclic ether group. It is mainly used as solvent for PVC and organoalkali compounds. It is also used in lithium batteries.
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Application

THF has been used to realise PVC membrane from electrode, during a study to design, fabricate and electrochemically characterize miniaturised thin- and thick-film Ag/AgCl reference electrodes.

Legal Information

Selectophore is a trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Carc. 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2

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Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

-6.2 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

-21.2 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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