Tetrahydrofuran (THF) is a colorless, organic compound with the molecular formula C4H8O. It is a cyclic ether and is widely used as a solvent in various industrial applications, such as polymer production, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and as a reaction medium in organometallic chemistry. THF has a low boiling point, is highly flammable, and is hygroscopic, meaning it can absorb water from the air. It is also classified as a hazardous substance due to its potential health and environmental hazards.

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