Benzofuran-3(2H)-One

  • CAS # 7169-34-8
  • EC# 640-279-1
  • Formula : C8H6O2
Synonym : 3-Coumaranone
Related categories : Pharmaceutical Intermediates
TSCA : Yes
Melting point : 102.5 °C
Molecular Weight : 134.13 g/mol
Symbol : Benzofuran-3(2H)-One
Lead Time: available in 6 weeks

Product Information

Commonly utilized as a Pharmaceutical intermediate, Benzofuran-3(2H)-one undergoes condensation with aldehydes in the presence of morpholine acetate to yield substituted 2-(arylidene)benzofuran-3(ZH)-ones[1]. It undergoes acid- or base-catalyzed condensation with an appropriate aldehyde to yield aurones [2-benzylidenebenzofuran-3(2H)-ones]