5-hmf applications

5-HMF serves as building block for many applications in several industries like packaging, construction, textile, cosmetics, food and health as:

  • Formaldehyde replacement in resins, adhesives and coatings
  • Precursor of FDCA (Furan-2,5-dicarboxylic acid) and its polymer PEF (Polyethylene furanoate)
  • Active natural ingredient in nutraceuticals and dietary foods

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