Catalogue number: B203580
Chemical name: Benzofuran
Synonyms: 1-Oxindene; 2,3-Benzofuran; AT 33852; Benzo[b]furan; Benzofurfuran; Coumarone; NSC 1255; R 7204
CAS Number: 271-89-6
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₈H₆O
Appearance: Clear Colourless Oil
Melting Point: N/A
Mol. Weight: 118.13
Storage: Amber Vial, -20°C Freezer, Under inert atmosphere
Solubility: Chloroform, Methanol
Stability: Volatile
Category: Aromatics, Heterocycles, Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals,
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: Benzofuran is produced from coal tar. Found in tobacco smoke derived compounds, it is a carcinogen, seen to cause kidney damage. However it is also used in combination with phenolic antioxidants in meat curing. It has also recently been used in the synthesis of novel glutarimide antibiotics.
Dangerous Goods Info: Not a dangerous good if item is equal too or less than 1g/ml and there is less than 100g in the package
References: Kjallstrand, J. et al.: Food. Chem., 74, 85 (2001); Robbiano, L. et al.: Toxicol., 204, 187 (2004); Thelestam, M. et al.: Toxicol., 15, 203 (1980); Merck Index 14th ed. 1082; Kiyota, H. et al.: J. Pesticide Sci., 26, 93 (2001);
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