|Furfuryl Alcohol||Furfurylmethylamphetamine||Furonazide||Furoyl Chloride||Furtrethonium|
|Jmol-3D images||Image 1|
|Molar mass||96.08 g mol−1|
|Density||1.16 g/mL (20 °C)|
|Melting point||−37 °C; −35 °F; 236 K ()|
|Boiling point||162 °C; 324 °F; 435 K ()|
|Solubility in water||83 g/L|
|Flash point||62 °C; 144 °F; 335 K|
|LD50||300–500 mg/kg (oral, mice)|
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Furfural is an organic compound derived from a variety of agricultural byproducts, including corncobs, oat, wheat bran, and sawdust. The name furfural comes from the Latin word furfur, meaning bran, referring to its usual source.
Furfural is a heterocyclic aldehyde, with the ring structure shown at right. Its chemical formula is OC4H3CHO. It is a colorless oily liquid with the odor of almonds, but upon exposure to air samples quickly become yellow.
It is one of the components found in vanilla.