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116-53-0 - 2-Methylbutyric acid, 98% - A11546 - Alfa Aesar

A11546 2-Methylbutyric acid, 98%

CAS Number
116-53-0
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25ml 18.42
100ml 42.92
500ml 121.50
2500ml 454.40
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2-Methylbutyric acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00002669
EINECS
204-145-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H10O2
Formula Weight
102.14
Boiling Point
175-176°
Flash Point
73°(163°F)
Density
0.937
Refractive Index
1.4055
Solubility
It is soluble in water, but highly soluble in most common organic solvents such as Chloroform, Methanol.

Applications

2-Methylbutyric acid, can be used as food additive for butter, cream, cheese flavor deployment. It is an important raw material and intermediate used in Organic Synthesis, Pharmaceuticals, Agrochemicals and Dyestuff. It is also used in the synthesis of 2-methylbutyric anhydride.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from Bases, Oxidizing agents, Reducing agents.

Literature References

Daniel G. Burke.; Berthold Halpern. Quaternary ammonium salts for butylation and mass spectral identification of volatile organic acids. Anal. Chem.198355, (6), 822-826.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H311-H314-H318-H227

Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P260-P280-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. 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. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1720486
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.60
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EK7897000

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