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487-68-3 - Mesitaldehyde, 98% - 2,4,6-Trimethylbenzaldehyde - A10104 - Alfa Aesar

A10104 Mesitaldehyde, 98%

CAS Number
487-68-3
Synonyms
2,4,6-Trimethylbenzaldehyde

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
2g 18.44
10g 60.87
50g 201.02
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Mesitaldehyde, 98%

MDL
MFCD00003341
EINECS
207-662-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H12O
Formula Weight
148.21
Melting point
14°
Boiling Point
237°
Flash Point
106°(222°F)
Density
1.005
Refractive Index
1.5540
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in Chloroform

Applications

Mesitaldehyde is used in organic synthesis, and also used as medicine and other fine chemical products.

Notes

Air Sensitive. Store away from strong oxidizing agents. Keep container tightly closed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

Literature References

Charles Donald Fisher; Lyle H. Jensen; W. M. Schubert. The Crystal Structure of Mesitaldehyde-Perchloric Acid 2:1 Adduct. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1965, 87, (1), 33-37.

GA Urove; DG Peters. Electrochemical reduction of 2, 4, 6-trimethylbenzoyl chloride and 2, 4, 6-trimethylbenzaldehyde at carbon and mercury cathodes in acetonitrile. Electrochimica acta. 1994 , 39, (10), 1441-1450.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1364114
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
CU8500000

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