Agent Name

3-Furaldehyde

CAS Number

498-60-2

Formula

C5-H4-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Furancarboxaldehyde; [ChemIDplus] UN1199

Category

Aldehydes

Description

Yellow or brown liquid with an almond-like odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Highly toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Furfural."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.33 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

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

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