FURFURAL ( C5H4O2 )
Furfural is made from agricultural materials by means of hydrolysis. It is a colorless or yellow oily liquid with an almond odor. Upon exposure to air it turns to black or dark brown. The relative density is 1.1589. Boiling point is 161.7℃. It is slightly soluble in water and soluble in hot water, alcohol, ether benzene. The kindling point of furfural achieves 393℃ and explosion limit is between 2.1% and 19.2%.
Standard: national standard (GB/T 1926.1-2009).
Item Super Class First Class Second Class
Density(ρ20) g/ml 1.159-1.161 1.158-1.161 1.158-1.161
Refractive Index(nD20) 1.524-1.527 1.524-1.527 1.524-1.527
Moisture Content%≤ 0.05 0.10 0.20
Acidity, mol/L ≤ 0.008 0.016 0.016
Furfural Content%≥ 99.0 98.5 98.5
Initial Boiling Point℃≥ 155 150 -
Fraction Below 158℃ ml≤ 2 – -
Total Distillation%≥ 99.0 98.5 -
Terminal Boiling Point℃≤ 170 170 -
Residue %≤ 1.0 – -
In 240kg steel drum or as clients’ request
Extracting agent for petroleum
Used for refining animal oil and plant oil.
Additive of engine fuel.
Improving the qualities of diesel oil.
Producing the lubricating oil.
The production of plastic and plastic fiber.
Material for preservative, rust remover and antifreeze.
The production of medicin