Laboratory analysis of furfuryl alcohol (CAS N°98-00-0)

Why analyze furfuryl alcohol ?

Furfuryl alcohol is an organic compound containing a furan and a hydroxymethyl group. It is a colorless liquid that turns brown on contact with air or light and is recognizable due it its odor resembling the smell of something burning  and its bitter taste.

Mainly used for the preparation of furan resins which are used in the manufacture of molds, foundry cores or adhesives, they can be used on their own or with phenol, acetone or urea to produce stronger resins for the aviation or automobile industries.

Furfuryl alcohol is an irritant and is considered as toxic when inhaled. It is now classed as a suspected carcinogen (category 3) and its use therefore requires regular monitoring.

Our techniques for the analysis of furfuryl alcohol

With over 30 years of experience, FILAB laboratory is able to use innovative techniques and is made up of a team of experts. FILAB are able to assist you in resolving your quality control challenges relating to the presence of furfuryl alcohol in your products by providing the following services :

  • Analysis and determination of furfuryl alcohol by HS-GC-MS or GC-MS
  • Detection of trace amounts of furfuryl alcohol in your substances or materials
  • Analytical development and validation of methods for the determination of furfuryl alcohol specific to your matrices
  • Non-compliance studies on your furfuryl alcohol based products

Why call on FILAB to analyze furfuryl alcohol ?

FILAB is made up of a highly qualified team and is equipped with a cutting edge analytical fleet spread over 2100m2 to be able to analyze any furfuryl alcohol found in your products.

Our chemical engineers and doctors are at your disposal at each step of your analysis. They are able to assist you in interpreting your analytical results and provide remedial and long-lasting solutions, suited to your field.

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

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