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41718 Tetra-n-butylphosphonium hydroxide, 40% w/w aq. soln.

CAS Number
14518-69-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
41718-AD 50ml 41.00
41718-AK 250ml 161.00
41718-K2 1L 443.00
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Tetra-n-butylphosphonium hydroxide, 40% w/w aq. soln.

MDL
MFCD00068456
EINECS
238-528-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C16H37OP
Formula Weight
276.45
Form
Liquid
Density
0.989
Refractive Index
1.4120
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Applications

Tetra-n-butylphosphonium hydroxide is used for the extraction of wheat straw and dissolution of wood. It is also used to produce hydroxide ion or proton conductive ionic liquids by mixing it with benzimidazole. It can be used as a phase transfer catalyst in organic synthesis.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

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.

Tsujia, Y.; Ohno, H. Facile preparation of hydroxide ion or proton conductive ionic liquids by mixing tetra-n-butylphosphonium hydroxide and benzimidazole. RSC Adv. 2012,

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dusts or mists. 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. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2931.39
TSCA
Yes

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