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A11546 2-Methylbutyric acid, 98%

CAS Number
116-53-0
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A11546-AC 25ml 20.80
A11546-AP 500ml 141.00
A11546-0F 2500ml 585.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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: H227-H302-H312-H314

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

Precautionary Statements: P210-P260-P264b-P270-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. 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. 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. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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