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78-84-2 - Isobutyraldehyde, 98% - 2-Methylpropanal - 2-Methylpropionaldehyde - A12106 - Alfa Aesar

A12106 Isobutyraldehyde, 98%

CAS Number
78-84-2
Synonyms
2-Methylpropanal
2-Methylpropionaldehyde

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 23.35
2500ml 59.23
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Isobutyraldehyde, 98%

MDL
MFCD00006980
EINECS
201-149-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H8O
Formula Weight
72.11
Melting point
-65°
Boiling Point
63-65°
Flash Point
-24°(-11°F)
Density
0.794
Refractive Index
1.3723
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Slightly miscible with water.

Applications

Isobutyraldehyde is used as an intermediate in the preparation of isobutanol, methacrolein, hydroxypivaldehyde and neopentyl glycol. It is actively involved in the Cannizaro reaction. It is also used as an intermediate to prepare pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, vitamins, antioxidants, rubber accelerators, textile auxiliaries, perfumery and flavors.

Notes

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

Literature References

Renzetti, A.; Marrone, A.; Gérard, S.; Sapi, J.; Nakazawa, H.; Re, N.; Fontana, A. TiCl4-promoted condensation of methyl acetoacetate, isobutyraldehyde, and indole: a theoretical and experimental study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17 (14), 8964-8972.

Fu, A.; Zhao, C.; Li, H.; Tian, C.; Chu, T.; Tian, F.; Liu, J.; Wang, Z.; Duan, Y. Theoretical investigation on the chemo-and stereoselectivities of isoleucine-catalyzed cross-aldol reactions between two enolizable aldehydes involving isobutyraldehyde and contrasts with proline catalysis. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2014, 25 (5), 418-428.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H319-H335-H303

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P240-P241-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. 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. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,5154
Beilstein
605330
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
NQ4025000

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