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Tetrahydrofuran (THF) is a heterocyclic organic compound with the molecular formula C4H8O. It belongs to ethers and is a completely hydrogenated product of aromatic compound furan. It is a colorless, water-miscible, organic liquid with a small viscosity at normal temperature and pressure.
  • colorless liquid

  • 109-99-9


Product Description

Tetrahydrofuran SPECIFICATIONS




Appearance Colorless transparent liquid Conforms
Purity 99.9%min
Color 5 max
0.02% max 0.0080%
Peroxide content
0.005% max 0.0020%

ACIDITY Not more than 0.25mL of 0.02N sodium hydroxide
Conforms with GB/T 24772-2009

Tetrahydrofuran Application


1. Used as a solvent and raw material for organic synthesis. 

2. Used as chromatographic analysis reagent, organic solvent and nylon 66 intermediate. Tetrahydrofuran, also known as oxolane, oxolane, and tetramethylene oxide, is an intermediate in the synthesis of pesticide phenbutyltin.  

3. It can be directly used to make synthetic fibers, synthetic resins, synthetic rubbers, and is also a solvent for many polymer materials, precision tapes and electroplating industries. 

4. In the pharmaceutical industry, it can be used to produce Kebiqing, progesterone, rifamycin and as a pharmaceutical solvent.

5. Tetrahydrofuran is suitable for dissolving PVC, polyvinylidene chloride and butyl aniline. It is widely used as a solvent for surface coatings, anti-corrosion coatings, printing inks, tape and film coatings, and as a reaction solvent. It can be used to control aluminum when used in aluminum electroplating. The layer is thick and bright. 

 6. THF is treated with hydrogen sulfide to generate tetrahydrothiophenol, which can be used as an odorant (identification additive) in fuel gas. THF can also be used as a surface treatment agent for synthetic leather.

Tetrahydrofuran Packing&Delivery


160kg/drum, 14,4MT/20' container

Store in a cool, ventilated warehouse. Keep away from fire and heat sources. The storage temperature should not exceed 30℃. The packaging must be sealed and not in contact with air. It should be stored separately from oxidants, acids, alkalis, etc., and avoid mixed storage. Use explosion-proof lighting and ventilation facilities. It is forbidden to use mechanical equipment and tools that easily generate sparks. The storage area should be equipped with leakage emergency treatment equipment and suitable storage materials.

Tetrahydrofuran COA & MSDS

QI DI CHEM COA for Tetrahydrofuran.pdf

QI DI CHEM MSDS for Tetrahydrofuran.pdf

Tetrahydrofuran FAQ

1: May I have a sample order?
Yes, we welcome sample order to test and check our quality. Send me your requirement of the product you need. We can provide free sample, you just provide us the freight collect.

2: What is your acceptable payment term?
L/C, T/T, Western Union.

3: How about the validity of the offer?
Usually our offer is valid for 1 week. However, validity might vary between different products.

4: What documents you provide?
Usually, we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of lading, COA, MSDS and Origin Certificate. Please let us know if you need additional documents.

5: Which loading port?
Usually loading port is Qingdao port and Shanghai Port, and also we can ship from other ports as your requirement.

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