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A10881 Methyl p-toluenesulfonate, 98%

CAS Number
80-48-8
Synonyms
Methyl p-tosylate
p-Toluenesulfonic acid methyl ester

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A10881-30 250g 40.70
A10881-0B 1000g 132.00
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Methyl p-toluenesulfonate, 98%

MDL
MFCD00008417
EINECS
201-283-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H10O3S
Formula Weight
186.23
Melting point
24-28°
Boiling Point
140°/20mm
Flash Point
152°(305°F)
Density
1.234
Refractive Index
1.5185
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold.
Solubility
Soluble in ether, alcohol, benzene and chloroform. Slightly soluble in petroleum ether. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Methyl p-toluenesulfonate is used as a methylating agent in organic synthesis. It acts as a catalyst for alkyd resins. It is also employed in selective 1-substitution reaction of tetrazole. Further, it is used in the preparation of dyes.

Notes

Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and strong bases.

Literature References

Found to give quantitative alkylation of the lithio-derivatives of enol acetates, whereas alkyl iodides give only modest yields: Synth. Commun., 3, 67 (1973).

Bouten, P. J.; Lava, K.; van Hest, J.; Hoogenboom, R. Thermal Properties of Methyl Ester-Containing Poly(2-oxazoline)s. Polymers 2015, 7 (10), 1998-2008.

Zhao, J.; Wang, C.; Zhao, P.; Wen, X.; Lin, C. Bioreducible dextran-polyethylenimine conjugates regulate transgene expression distribution in vivo. J. Mater. Chem. B 2015, 3 (8), 1529-1536.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H317-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P333+P313-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. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. 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. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
609209
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
XT7000000

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