2-Methyltetrahydrofuran is usually synthesized by catalytic hydrogenation of furfural.
a substitute for tetrahydrofuran
a solvent for Grignard reagents used in organometallic and biphasic chemical processes
approved by the United States Department of Energy as an additive to gasoline
Me-THF market is growing
THF growing (in some territories) 12% pa to a 800,000 tpa market by 2017. More ..