Agent Name

Tetrahydrofuran-d8

CAS Number

1693-74-9

Formula

C4-D8-O

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

(2H4)Tetrahydro(2H4)furan; [ChemIDplus] Deuterated tetrahydrofuran; Octadeuterotetrahydrofuran; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2056

Category

Ethers (<C12)

Description

Colorless liquid with an odor like ether; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May form explosive peroxides; An eye and respiratory tract irritant; May have narcotic effects at high concentrations; May cause liver and kidney injury; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tetrahydrofuran." See "Deuterium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Tetrahydrofuran."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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