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5-Hydroxy-4-methyl-2(5H)-furanone is a non-halogenated furanone used in studies to verify the mutagenicity of halogen substituted furanones.
Catalog #014055
FormBrownish Yellow Semi Solid
SolubilityDMSO, Methanol
CAS Number40834-42-2
Molecular FormulaC5H6O3
Molecular Weight114.1
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names4-Hydroxy-3-methylbut-2-en-4-olide; 4-Methyl-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone; 5-Hydroxy-4-methyl-5H-furan-2-one; -Hydroxy- -methylbutenolide;

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