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A12106 Isobutyraldehyde, 98%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A12106-AP 500ml 23.90
A12106-0F 2500ml 62.50
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Air Sensitive. Store under Argon.
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-H302-H319-H341

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye irritation. Suspected of causing genetic defects.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P233-P240-P243-P264b-P270-P280-P301+P312-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P330-P337+P313-P372-P374-P380-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. 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 SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. If eye irritation persists: Explosion risk in case of fire. Fight fire with normal precautions from a reasonable distance. Evacuate area. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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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