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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 42.70
41718-AK 250ml 165.00
41718-K2 1L 452.00
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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-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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