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2-MeTHF

(2-Methyltetrahydrofuran)


Other Names:

Tetrahydro-2-methylfuran






General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 96-47-9

Molecular Weight: 86.13 g/mol

Boiling Point: 78-80 C

Density: 0.86 g/mL at 25 C




Common Uses:


Solvent for reactions



Procedure excerpt:

To the reactor was added 2-Me-THF (6.000 L, 3.0 vol), the acid (2.0 kg, 9.610 mol), the amine (1.278 kg, 10.09 mol), and TEA (2.917 kg, 4.018 L, 28.83 mol), resulting in . . .

[full procedure]




Safety:


2-Methyltetrahydrofuran (2-MeTHF) is a highly flammable liquid.




References:


1) Patent Reference: WO2015089361, page 75, (5.2 MB)

2) Wikipedia: 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran (link)

3) www.sigmaaldrich.com: 2-Methyltetrahydrofuran (link)