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33244 Acetaldehyde, 99%

CAS Number
75-07-0
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
33244-AE 100ml 36.30
33244-AP 500ml 116.00
33244-AY *4x500ml 422.00
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Acetaldehyde, 99%

MDL
MFCD00006991
EINECS
200-836-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3CHO
Formula Weight
44.06
Form
Colorless liquid
Melting point
-128°
Boiling Point
20.8°
Flash Point
-27°(-17°F)
Density
0.780
Refractive Index
1.3316
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water, ethanol, ether, benzene, toluene, xylene, turpentine, acetone and gasoline.Slightly miscible with chloroform.

Applications

Acetaldehyde is used in the production of drugs, perfumes, explosives, lacquers and varnishes, photographic chemicals, phenolic and urea resins, rubber accelerators and antioxidants. It is used as an intermediate for the synthesis of acetic acid, ethyl acetate, acetic anhydride, pentaerythritol, peracetic acid, chloral and glyoxal. As a solvent, it is used in rubber production, tanning of leather and in the paper industry. It is used as a fruit and fish preservative, as a flavoring agent, as a denaturant for alcohol and in composition of fuel.

Notes

Air sensitive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, reducing agents, acids, nitric acid, peroxides, bases, sodium hydroxide, amines, ammonia and oxygen. It is rapidly oxidized to acetic acid by air.

Literature References

Chen, C. H.; Cruz, L. A.; Mochly-Rosen, D. Pharmacological recruitment of aldehyde dehydrogenase 3A1 (ALDH3A1) to assist ALDH2 in acetaldehyde and ethanol metabolism in vivo. FASEB J. 2015, 112 (10), 3074-3079.

Chen, C. H.; Cruz, L.; Mochly-Rosen, D. Altering substrate specificity of aldehyde dehydrogenase 3A1 to enhance acetaldehyde metabolism, in vivo (585.9). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2014, 28 (1), 585-5899.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H224-H302-H319-H351-H335

Extremely flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation. Suspected of causing cancer. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P201-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Obtain special instructions before use. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,39
Beilstein
505984
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
I
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.12
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AB1925000

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