Glycofurol

High Purity Grade (n1+n2 > 99%)

CAS #:

31692-85-0

Molecular Formula:

C7H14O3

Synonym:

Tetrahydrofurfuryl polyethylene glycol

Molecular Weight:

146.19 g/mol

Overview

GLYCOFUROL is used in pharmaceutical formulation as an excipient and acts to enhance penetration. It is used in parenteral products as a solvent for intravenous as well as intramuscular injection. Moreover, it also has applications in topical and intranasal formulations. At a certain concentration, it is also used in a rectal formulation.

Characters Unit Specification
Description Clear colourless viscous liquid
Identification: IR-spectrum conform reference standard
IR-spectrum conform reference standard
Hydroxyl Value 310-370
Density 1.070-1.090 g/cm3
Refraction Index 1.450-1.460
pH-value 5.0-7.5
Sulphated Ash % Max. 0.05
Water % Max. 0.4
Peroxide Value % Max. 2.0
Heavy Metals ppm Max. 10
Arsenic ppm Max. 3
Iron ppm Max. 10
Sulphate ppm Max. 150
Chloride ppm Max. 50
Aldehydes µg/ml Max. 25
Acidity Max. 0.1 ml 0.01 N NaOH/g
Assay components 1+2 GC % 98.0-100.0%
Assay components 3+4 GC % Max. 2.0%
Tetrahydrofurfurylalcohol, GC % Max. 0.5%
Sum of unknown substances, GC % Max. 1.0%

Storage/Shipping Conditions:

  • Keep under nitrogen.
  • At room temperature.
  • Protected from light.

Pack Sizes: 1 Kg and 5 Kg

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