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furfuryl alcohol

Product name furfuryl alcohol
Synonyms 2-furylmethanol
2-furanmethanol
furancarbinol
GOST 28960-91
CAS 98-00-0

Furfuryl alcohol is a clear colorless liquid with alcohol or ether-like odor and a bitter taste. It turns red in air. It is miscible with water, but unstable in it. It is soluble in most organic solvents. Upon treatment with acids, furfuryl alcohol forms a resin.

Production.

Furfuryl alcohol is manufactured industrially by the catalytic reduction of furfural.

Uses.

  • in the production of thermosetting furan resin and furan cement, strong adhesive, in which the furan ring is an integral part of the polymer chain providing highly resistance to chemicals.
  • in rocketry as a fuel which ignites hypergolically (immediately and energetically in contact) with nitric acid oxidizer.

  • Manufacturer(s) State JSC Fergana chemical plant of furan compounds
    FSUE Kirov biochemical plant
    Chemical structure of furfuryl alcohol

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