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2-methyltetrahydrofuran

Brand : EASTCHEM

Origin : China

Delivery time : One week

Supply capacity : 5000MT per annum

Purity : ≥99.0%

cas no. : 96-47-9

It is main feedstock for synthesising medicines such as chloroquine phosphate, primaquine phosphate and so on.


2-methyltetrahydrofuran


Pharmaceutical intermediate 2-methyltetrahydrofuran


Name

2-Methyltetrahydrofuran

CAS

96-47-9

Molecular formula

C5H10O

Molecular weight

86.13

EINECS

202-507-4

Melting point

-136 °C

Boiling point

78-80 °C(lit.)

Density

0.86 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Refractive index

n20/D 1.406(lit.)

Flash point

10.4 °F

Storage conditions

Flammables area

Solubility

150g/l

Explosive limit

1.2-5.7%(V)

Water solubility

15 g/100 mL (25 C)

Freezing point

-136℃

Stability

Stable, but highly flammable. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases. May form explosive peroxides in storage, so often supplied with an inhibitor added.

Production method  

2-methylfuran catalytic hydrogenation derived.

For pharmaceutical intermediates

1.Mainly used as solvents for resins, natural rubber, ethyl cellulose and chloroacetic acid-vinyl acetate copolymers, and in the pharmaceutical industry for the synthesis of antibiotics such as primaquine phosphate.

2.It can be used as raw materials for synthetic drugs such as chloroquine phosphate and primaquine phosphate, as well as as as as solvents.


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