Furfural for synthesis. CAS 98-01-1, molar mass 96.08 g/mol. MSDS and product information below.
162 °C (1013 hPa)
1.16 g/cm3 (20 °C)
2.1 - 19.3 %(V)
1 hPa (20 °C)
LD 50 oral
LD50 Rat 65 mg/kg
Safety Information according to GHS
H301 + H331: Toxic if swallowed or if inhaled H312: Harmful in contact with skin. H315: Causes skin irritation. H319: Causes serious eye irritation. H335: May cause respiratory irritation. H351: Suspected of causing cancer.
P281: Use personal protective equipment as required. P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 2 water endangering
9 Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled "Highly toxic" or "Toxic": container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).
Categories of danger
toxic, irritant, carcinogenic
R 21-23/25-36/37/38-40 Harmful in contact with skin.Toxic by inhalation and if swallowed.Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect.
S 26-36/37-45 In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).