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Furfural CAS 98-01-1 factory price


Product Name: Furfural
CAS: 98-01-1
MF: C5H4O2
MW: 96.08
EINECS: 202-627-7
Melting point: −36 °C(lit.)
Boiling point: 54-56 °C11 mm Hg
Density: 1.16 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Vapor density: 3.31 (vs air)
Vapor pressure: 13.5 mm Hg ( 55 °C)
Fp: 137 °F
Storage temp: 2-8°C
Form: Liquid


Inspection items Specifications Results
Water MAXIMUM .0.1% 0.07 %
Assay ≥98.5% 99.02%
Total acidity MAXIMUM 0.016mol/l 0.012mol/l
Conclusion conform


Use 1: Furfural CAS 98-01-1 used as a raw material for organic synthesis, and also used in synthetic resins, varnishes, pesticides, medicines, rubber and coatings, etc.

Use 2: Furfural mainly used as industrial solvent, used to prepare furfuryl alcohol, furoic acid, tetrahydrofuran, γ-valerolactone, pyrrole, tetrahydropyrrole, etc.

Use 3: as analytical reagent

Use 4: Used for tanning of noodle leather.

Use 5: GB 2760-96 stipulates that it is allowed to use food spices; extraction solvent. Mainly used to prepare various thermal processing flavors, such as bread, butterscotch, coffee and other flavors.

Use 6: Furfural is the raw material for the preparation of many drugs and industrial products. Furan can be reduced by electrolysis to produce succinaldehyde, which is the raw material for the production of atropine. Some derivatives of furfural have strong bactericidal ability and a broad spectrum of bacteriostasis.

Use 7: To verify cobalt and determine sulfate. Reagents for the determination of aromatic amines, acetone, alkaloids, vegetable oils and cholesterol. Determine pentose and polypentose as standard. Synthetic resin, refined organic matter, nitrocellulose solvent, dichloroethane extractant.


Storage precautions Store in a cool, ventilated warehouse.
The storage temperature should not exceed 37℃.
Keep away from fire and heat sources.
Keep it away from light, and the packaging must be sealed and not in contact with air.
It should be stored separately from oxidants, alkalis, and edible chemicals, and avoid mixed storage.
Do not store in large quantities or for long periods of time.
Use explosion-proof lighting and ventilation facilities.
It is forbidden to use mechanical equipment and tools that are prone to sparks.
The storage area should be equipped with leakage emergency treatment equipment and suitable storage materials.


1. What is your MOQ?
RE: Usually our MOQ is 1 kg, but sometimes it also is flexible and depends on product.

2. Do you have any after-sales service?
Re: Yes, we will inform you progress of the order, such as product preparation, declaration, transportation follow-up, customs clearance assistance, technical guidance, etc.

3. How long I can get my goods after payment?
Re: For small quantity, we will deliver by courier(FedEx, TNT, DHL, etc) and it usually will cost 3-7 days to your side. If you want to use special line or air shipment, we can also provide and it will cost about 1-3 weeks.
For large quantity, shipment by sea will be better. For transport time, it needs 3-40 days, which depends on your location.

4. How soon we can get email response from your team?
Re: We will reply you within 3 hours after get your inquiry.