Tetrahydrofuran THF CAS 109-99-9 is colorless and transparent volatile liquid, similar to the smell of ether. Soluble in water, ethanol, ethyl ether, acetone, benzene, most organic solvents. Combustible. In the air can generate explosive peroxide.
Tetrahydrofuran (THF) is an organic compound with the formula (CH2)4O. The compound is classified as heterocyclic compound, specifically a cyclic ether. It is a colorless, water-miscible organic liquid with low viscosity. It is mainly used as a precursor to polymers. Being polar and having a wide liquid range, THF is a versatile solvent.
Specification of Tetrahydrofuran THF
Color (APHA) 10max
Application of Tetrahydrofuran THF
· Resin solvent (Layered coating for tape, PVC surface coating, cleansing PVC reactor, ink for plastic printing, thermoplastic polyuretha-ne coating)
· Reactive solvent (hydrogen aluminum, and boron, steroid compound and macromolecule organic polymer, etc)
· Chemical medial agent (Polymerized substances of PTMEG etc. )
· Chromatographic solvent (Using the method of gelatins filtering chrom-atogram)
THF shall be kept well closed in a cool, dry and ventilated place. Avoid flame, heat and static. Keep away from oxidant and strong acid. Flammable labeling is required.