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16198 Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 55% w/w aq. soln.

CAS Number
2052-49-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
16198-18 50g 49.10
16198-30 250g 175.00
16198-A1 1kg 507.00
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Tetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 55% w/w aq. soln.

MDL
MFCD00009425
EINECS
218-147-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C16H37NO
Formula Weight
259.48
Form
Liquid
Flash Point
None
Density
0.97
Refractive Index
1.435
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water and organic solvents.

Applications

As a reagent for ion-pair extractionsTetra-n-butylammonium hydroxide, 55% w/w aq. solution is used as a phase-transfer catalyst in organic synthesis especially for alkylation and condensation reactions. It is used as a curing accelerator for epoxy resins. It is also used in preparation of dichlorocarbene from chloroform.

Notes

Air sensitive. Incompatible with carbon dioxide.

Literature References

Kobori, T.; Muromachi, S.; Yamasaki, T.; Takeya, S.; Yamamoto, Y.; Alavi, S.; Ohmura, R. Phase Behavior and Structural Characterization of Ionic Clathrate Hydrate Formed with Tetra-n-butylphosphonium Hydroxide: Discovery of Primitive Crystal Structure. Cryst. Growth Des. 2015, 15 (8), 3862-3867.

Abe, M.; Yamanaka, S.; Yamada, H.; Yamada, T.; Ohno, H. Almost complete dissolution of woody biomass with tetra-n-butylphosphonium hydroxide aqueous solution at 60°C. Green Chem. 2015, 17 (8), 4432-4438.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
3571228
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2923.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
BS5425000

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