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Furan

Product NameFuran

CAS110-00-9

MFC4H4O

MW68.07

EINECS203-727-3

MOL File110-00-9.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point -85.6 °C
Boiling point 67 °C10 mm Hg(lit.)
Density  0.936 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor density  2.35 (vs air)
vapor pressure  1672 mm Hg ( 55 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.5070(lit.)
Flash point 160 °F
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
solubility  alcohols: freely soluble
form  Liquid
color  Clear colorless to yellow
explosive limit 2.3-14.3%(V)
Odor Threshold 9.9ppm
Water Solubility  insoluble
Sensitive  Air & Light Sensitive
Merck  14,4296
BRN  103221
Stability Stable. Substances to be avoided include strong oxidising agents, acids, peroxides and oxygen. Highly flammable; can form explosive mixtures with air.
InChIKey YLQBMQCUIZJEEH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference 110-00-9(CAS DataBase Reference)
IARC 2B (Vol. 63) 1995
NIST Chemistry Reference Furan(110-00-9)
EPA Substance Registry System Furan (110-00-9)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  T,F+
Risk Statements  45-12-19-20/22-38-48/22-52/53-68
Safety Statements  53-45-61-
RIDADR  UN 2811 6.1/PG 2
WGK Germany  3
RTECS  OB3870000
8-9-23
Autoignition Temperature 390 °C
TSCA  Yes
HS Code  2932 19 00
HazardClass  3
PackingGroup  I
Hazardous Substances Data 110-00-9(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LC (in air) in rats: 30400 ppm (Henderson)
IDLA 13 ppm (35.1 mg/m3)

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