Agent Name

Tetrahydro-3-furanol

CAS Number

453-20-3

Formula

C4-H8-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Furanol, tetrahydro-; 3-Hydroxyoxolane; 3-Hydroxytetrahydrofuran; Tetrahydrofuran-3-ol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes convulsions and ataxia in intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 3,850 mg/kg); [RTECS] An eye and mild skin irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Furfuryl alcohol."

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