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Tetrahydrofuran

Other Trading Names:

  • Polyol Tetrahydrofuran Ether
  • Polytetramethylene Ether
  • THF
  • PTHF
  • PTMO
  • PTMG
  • Oxolane
  • Diethylene oxide
  • 1,4-Epoxybutane
  • Butylene oxide
  • Cyclotetramethylene oxide
  • Furanidine

CAS Number: 25190-06-1

HS Code: 29321100

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  • 200kg Steel Drum
  • 16 MT 20’ FCL
  • 22 MT Isotank
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Chemical Name

Tetrahydrofuran

Molecular Formula

C4H8O

CAS Number

25190-06-1

Appearance

Colorless Liquid, Faint Ethereal Odor

Grade Standard

Industrial Grade

Solubility

7.3 g/l

Melting Point

-108℃

Boiling Point

66℃

Density

0.889 g/cm3

Purity

99.5%

Chemical Description 

  • Tetrahydrofuran, often referred to as THF, is a cyclic ether compound with a four-membered carbon ring.
  • Physical Appearance: It is a clear, colorless, and highly volatile liquid with a distinctive ether-like odor.
  • THF is derived through the dehydration of 1,4-butanediol and exhibits characteristics suitable for a wide range of applications.
  • It has a relatively low boiling point of 66°C and a melting point of -108.5°C, making it versatile for both room temperature and cryogenic applications.
  • Highly miscible with water and various organic solvents, THF is a versatile solvent that can dissolve both polar and nonpolar compounds, making it valuable in chemical reactions and processes.
  • It is commonly used as a reaction medium in air- and moisture-sensitive processes due to its anhydrous properties and oxygen-excluding nature.
  • The polymer industry relies on THF as a crucial component in the production of polytetrahydrofuran (poly-THF), which is used in elastomers, spandex fibers, and polyurethane materials.
  • In adhesives, coatings, and inks, THF's solvent properties aid in dissolving resins and ensuring smooth application.
  • Laboratories frequently use THF as a standard solvent in chemical reactions and experiments due to its compatibility with a wide range of compounds.
  • THF is vital in the pharmaceutical industry, where it serves as a solvent for drug formulations and a reaction medium in organic synthesis.
  • Its ability to enhance compound dispersion and solubility is valuable for creating effective and well-tolerated pharmaceutical products.
  • Tetrahydrofuran is a highly versatile compound with applications in various industries, contributing to the development of products across numerous sectors.
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