Standard Article

Tetrahydrofuran

  1. Herbert Müller (retired)

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a26_221.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Müller, H. 2011. Tetrahydrofuran. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Ludwigshafen, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

Chemistry Terms

Choose one or more boxes to highlight terms.

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Physical Properties
3.Chemical Properties
4.Production
4.1.Acetylene/Formaldehyde
4.2.Butadiene Acetoxylation
4.3.Propylene Oxide Process
4.4.Maleic Anhydride Hydrogenation
4.5.n-Butane–Maleic Anhydride Process
4.6.Pentosan/Furfural Processes
5.Specifications and Analysis
6.Environmental Protection and Recovery
7.Storage and Transport
8.Uses
9.Economic Aspects
10.Toxicology and Industrial Hygiene