99.5% 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran (2-MeTHF) CAS 96-47-9

Short Description:

Chemical name: 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran
Other name: 2-MeTHF, Tetrahydrosilvan, Tetrahydro-2-methylfuran
CAS No.: 96-47-9
Purity: 99.5%
Molecular Formula: C5H10O
Molecular Weight: 86.13
Chemical Properties: Colourless clear liquid. Smell as ether. Soluble in water, solubility in water increases with decreasing temperature. Soluble in organic solvents such as alcohol, ether, acetone, benzene and chloroform etc. It is easy to be oxidized in the air, and it is easy to cause combustion in case of open flame and high heat. Avoid contact with air. Avoid contact with strong oxidants and humid air. Toxicity similar to 2-methylfuran. Widely used in industrial solvents, medicine and other fields.

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Colorless transparent liquid


≥ 99.5%


≤ 0.03%

Antioxidant (BHT)



2-Methyltetrahydrofuran (2-MeTHF) is an important biogasoline fuel, high-end environmentally friendly solvent and chemical intermediate, belonging to fine chemical materials in the field of new materials and applications.
1. 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran is the main raw material for the synthesis of chloroquine phosphate and primaquine phosphate;
2. 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran is used as a green solvent, can replace tetrahydrofuran as a Grignard reaction solvent, can also replace solvents such as benzene, toluene, chloroform, etc., and is widely used in the synthesis of fragrances, new materials, etc.;
3. 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran can also be used in automotive fuel additives. When used as biogasoline fuel, it can be miscible with gasoline in any proportion, and has excellent properties such as oxidation and vapor pressure.
4. In the pharmaceutical industry, it is used to synthesize anti-disease drugs such as primaquine phosphate.

Packing & Storage

160KG/Drum or as request;
Hazardous chemicals, transport hazard class : 3, Packaging group: II, UN number: 2536
Store in a cool, ventilated and dry warehouse, and no fireworks are allowed. When handling, handle with care, do not turn it upside down, avoid collision. Storage and transportation according to the regulations of flammable and toxic substances.

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