Colorless transparent liquid, blackening exposure, similar to ether odor. Slightly soluble in water. It is dissolved in 0.3g per 100g of water and is miscible with most organic solvents.


More About 2-Methylfuran:

CAS NO:534-22-5

Molecular formula:C5H6O

Appearance:colorless liquid

Purity: ≥99%

Boiling point:63-66 °C(lit.)

Density:0.91 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)




Appearancecolorless liquid
Melting point-88.7 °C
Refractive Indexn20/D 1.433(lit.)
Flesh point−8 °F


Use Of 2-Methylfuran:

It is used to prepare vitamin B1, chloroquine phosphate and primaquine phosphate, and it is also a good solvent for synthesizing pyrethroid pesticides and flavors. 2-methylfuran is a raw material of pyrethroid methrin, the intermediate allyl alcohol ketone of pyrethrin, and 2-methylfuran is a good solvent. The product is an organic synthesis intermediate used in the pharmaceutical industry for the manufacture of vitamin B1, chloroquine phosphate and primaquine phosphate. 2-methylfuran has an anesthetic effect.


Package Of 2-Methylfuran:


Storage:Stored in a closed, low temperature, heated to decompose into ammonia and acetic acid